Lipoma of the urinary bladder

Case contributed by Dr Domenico Nicoletti

Presentation

Discovered incidentally during a workup for oncology follow up.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female

Abdomen CT with contrast

There is tiny and smooth, fat-containing polypoid mass arising from the inner left surface of the bladder dome.

Annotated image

There is tiny and smooth, fat-containing polypoid mass arising from the inner left surface of the bladder dome.

Case Discussion

The most frequent benign mesenchymal tumor in the urinary bladder is leiomyoma.

Bladder wall lipoma is a rare finding that includes mature, well- encapsulated fatty tissue within the submucosa of the bladder wall.

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