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Adenocarcinoma of the urachus showing extensive calcification and stromal osseous metaplasia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7801415     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a case of adenocarcinoma of the urachus showing extensive calcification and stromal osseous metaplasia, arising in the bladder dome of a 51-years-old man. The patient underwent partial cystectomy, including in block excision of the entire urachus and umbilicus, and remains well, free from symptoms after a 22-month follow-up period. Main pathologic and clinical characteristics of urachal calcified tumors are reviewed. To our knowledge, this is the first report in the English literature on urachal carcinoma showing both extensive scattered calcification and massive stromal osseous metaplasia.
A Lopez-Beltran; F Nogales; C H Donné; J L Sayag
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Urologia internationalis     Volume:  53     ISSN:  0042-1138     ISO Abbreviation:  Urol. Int.     Publication Date:  1994  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-01-20     Completed Date:  1995-01-20     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417373     Medline TA:  Urol Int     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  110-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pathology, University of Córdoba, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Adenocarcinoma / pathology*
Calcinosis / pathology*
Middle Aged
Ossification, Heterotopic / pathology*
Urinary Bladder / pathology
Urinary Bladder Diseases / pathology*
Urinary Bladder Neoplasms / pathology

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