A Large Perivesical Mass in a Patient with the History of Bladder Cancer; Does it always Mean a Tumor Extension?

  • Farzad Allameh Department of Urology, Shohada-e-Tajrish Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Hamidreza Qashqai Department of Urology, Shohada-e-Tajrish Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Saman Najafi Department of Urology, Shohada-e-Tajrish Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Azadeh Rakhshan Department of Pathology, Shohada-e-Tajrish Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Keywords: Urothelial carcinoma, Fat necrosis, Bladder tumor, Pseudotumor

Abstract

A man with a history of urothelial carcinoma is presented here. According to investigations, he had bilateral hydronephrosis due to the pressure effect of a large mass in his bladder. The patient underwent surgical procedure including mass resection and ureter reimplantation. The final pathology report was only fat necrosis.

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Published
2016-01-20
How to Cite
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Allameh F, Qashqai H, Najafi S, Rakhshan A. A Large Perivesical Mass in a Patient with the History of Bladder Cancer; Does it always Mean a Tumor Extension?. CRCP. 1(1):22-4.
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