American Urological Association - Prostatic Urethral Polyp
Prostatic Urethral Polyp
- Benign small polypoid or papillary structure that protrudes into the lumen of prostatic urethra.
- Rare, encountered in a wide age range (10s to 80s).
- Presents with hematuria, hemospermia or frequency.
- Usually seen at the verumontanum.
- Polyp lined by urothelial or columnar cells with stroma containing benign prostatic glands (2 cell layers of secretory and basal cells) (image A) & (image B).
- When seen in the bladder proper (mostly at trigone) is referred to as ectopic prostatic-type polyp.