Urinary bladder cancer

Case contributed by Mohammadtaghi Niknejad


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Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male

Several non-enhancing simple cortical cysts are seen at both kidneys, with maximum diameters of 60 mm.
A 38 mm polypoid enhancing mass is noted at urinary bladder base, without extravesical extension or regional lymphadenopathy. The prostate gland is enlarged. 

Case Discussion

Urinary bladder mass; pathology proven transitional cell carcinoma (TCC).
Transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) is the most common primary malignancy of the urinary tract and may be found along its entire length, from the renal pelvis to the bladder (renal pelvis: uncommon ~2-3% ; ureter: least common ~1% ; bladder: by far the most common ~97%)..

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