Villous Adenoma Coexisting with Non Muscle Invasive Urothelial Carcinoma of the Bladder Case Report


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AKKAYA B., Gülden T. Y., AKKAYA H., USTA M. F.

Üroonkoloji Bülteni, vol.14, no.2, pp.165-167, 2015 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Case Report
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/uob.204
  • Journal Name: Üroonkoloji Bülteni
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.165-167
  • Keywords: Villous adenoma, urinary bladder neoplasm, adenoma
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Occurrence of villous adenomas arising in the urinary tract is uncommon. They have been reported usually in the gastrointestinal tract. We reported a case of urinary bladder villous adenoma coexisting with urothelial carcinoma in a 72-year-old male. The patient underwent trans urethral resection because of diagnosis villous adenoma and non-muscle invasive urothelial carcinoma. Over the past twenty-nine months of follow up, the patient is alive and developed no metastasis. Patients with isolated villous adenomas in the urinary bladder have an excellent prognosis and surgical resection is curative. However, it is uncertain whether an untreated lesion might eventually develop into an adenocarcinoma. Therefore, close follow up is recommended because of the possibility that this condition might be premalignant.