Study of High Grade Prostatic Intraepithelial Neoplasia for a Period of Five Years
A relatively new development in the arena of prostatic histopathological study is the premalignant proliferative high grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (HGPIN) in the glandular epithelium, possibly relating to carcinoma. Aim of the study is HGPIN and its association with Prostatic hyperplasia and Prostatic carcinoma. The present study was undertaken in the Upgraded Department of Pathology, King George Hospital, Andhra Medical College for a period of five years from January 2002 to December 2006. A total of 340 cases evaluated, 277 (81.47%) were benign, 11 (3.23%) were premalignant and 52 (15.29%) malignant lesions. Premalignant lesions were preceded by a decade as compare to malignant lesions, with a mean age of 8 years difference. Among premalignant lesions only high grade prostatic intraepithelial lesion is seen in association with prostatic carcinoma (40%).
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