Small cell carcinoma of the bladder

Case contributed by Dr Matt A. Morgan


Bladder mass found incidentally on work up for persistent urinary tract infections. Long smoking history.

Patient Data

Age: 70-75Y
Gender: Female

There is an irregular, mildly hypoenhancing  4.7 x 2.1 x 4.2 cm mass along the right bladder wall. No evidence of metastatic disease in the abdomen or pelvis.

Surgical pathology demonstrated muscle-invasive small cell carcinoma arising from invasive high grade urothelial carcinoma.

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Case information

rID: 41619
Published: 10th Dec 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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