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Definition

An indicator of whether perineural invasion is evident in a pathology specimen.

Perineural invasion refers to cancer cells tracking along or around a nerve within the space surrounding a nerve.

References

Potter ST & Partin AW 2000. The significance of perineural invasion found on needle biopsy of the prostate: implications for definitive therapy. Reviews in Urology, Spring edition:87-88
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