Table 2

PSA, PSAP, and Hormone Receptor Expression in MBC, FBC, and Gynecomastia.

Marker

Gynecomastia

MBC

FBC

P-value (MBC vs FBC)


PSA

0/5 (0%)

1/30 (3.3%)

2/54 (3.7%)

1.00


PSAP

0/5 (0%)

0/29 (0%)

0/54 (0%)

1.00


AR

4/5 (80%)

20/27 (74.1%)

38/56 (67.9%)

0.62


ER

6/6 (100%)

23/27 (85.2%)

37/54 (68.5%)

0.18


PR

5/5 (100%)

14/27 (51.9%)

27/56 (48.2%)

0.82


MBC - male breast carcinoma; FBC - female breast carcinoma; PSA - prostate specific antigen; PSAP - prostate specific acid phosphatase; AR - androgen receptor; ER - estrogen receptor; PR - progesterone receptor.

Kraus et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2010 5:63   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-5-63

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