Urachal carcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Heavy smoker. Hematuria. Previous ultrasound showed a endoluminal nodule in the region of the anterior wall of the bladder, suggestive of bladder cancer.

Patient Data

Age: 53
Gender: Male

CT Pelvis

Mass located in anterior the wall of the bladder with intravesical extension,  predominantly on juxtavesical portion of the urachus. There is heterogeneous enhancement of the lesion.

Case Discussion

Carcinomas of the urachus are extremely rare neoplasms.

The patient underwent surgery that confirmed the diagnosis of urachal adenocarcinoma

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Case information

rID: 20977
Case created: 25th Dec 2012
Last edited: 1st Nov 2016
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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