Transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Haematuria in a smoker

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male

Polypoidal mass involving the left lateral urinary bladder wall

Case Discussion

Polypoidal, enhancing filling defect arising from the left bladder wall is typical of transitional cell cancer. No obstruction to the left ureteric orifice nor invasion through the bladder wall. Incidental left femoral artery stent - note tobacco smoking predisposes to both atherosclerosis and TCC of the urinary tract.

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Case information

rID: 18270
Published: 24th Jun 2012
Last edited: 9th Nov 2015
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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