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Notes

The prostate consists of irregular glands embedded in an extensive fibromuscular stroma.  In this specimen, the smooth muscle fibers have stained more intensely than the interwoven collagen.  Secretory epithelial cells appear columnar, with pale apical cytoplasm.


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