Urachal carcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


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

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male

CT Pelvis

There is a heterogeneously enhancing mass located in anterior the wall of the bladder with intravesical extension, with the appearances of extension into urachal remnants. 

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
Published: 25th Dec 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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