Schwannoma of the Prostate: A Rare Case Report and Literature Review
|Oktay Üçer *, Mehmet Fatih Zeren, Mehmet Fatih KuyumcuoÄlu and Murat Lekili|
|Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Celal Bayar University, Turkey|
|Corresponding Author :||Oktay Üçer MD
Faculty of Medicine
Celal Bayar University, Turkey
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|Received: Dec 6, 2015; Accepted: Dec 26, 2015; Published: Dec 31, 2015|
|Citation: Üçer O, Zeren MF, Kuyumcuoglu MF, Lekili M (2016) Schwannoma of the Prostate: A Rare Case Report and Literature Review. Gen Med (Los Angel) 3:219. doi:10.4172/2327-5146.1000219|
|Copyright: © 2016 Üçer O, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.|
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Introduction: We present a case of a schwannoma that originated in a prostate. It is very rare location presenting Schwannoma.
Case report: A 64-year-old man presented with severe lower urinary tract symptoms. On digital rectal examination, there was a grade 3 enlarged prostate without nodules and tenderness. The transrectal ultrasonography revealed that prostate volume was 200 cc. Retroperitoneal transvesical prostatectomy was performed because of huge prostatic enlargement.Histopathology showed schwannoma of prostate.
Conclusion: Owing to the lack of characteristic clinical