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Bladder perivascular epithelioid cell tumor (PEComa): a case report and literature review.
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PMID:  24557821     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
<p>I<sc>NTRODUCTION</sc>: <italic>Perivascular epithelioid cell tumors (PEComa) are a very uncommon mesenchymal cancer with uncertain malignant potential.</italic></p><p>M<sc>ATERIALS AND METHODS</sc>: <italic>A computerized research on Pub Med was performed regarding bladder PEComa. We evaluated the literature cases and described a case of bladder PEComa.</italic></p><p>R<sc>ESULTS</sc>: <italic>PEComa of the bladder is a very rare neoplasm and only 15 cases have been reported so far.</italic></p><p>C<sc>ONCLUSION</sc>: <italic>Bladder PEComa involves young subjects of both genders, mostly under 40 years of age. Surgical treatment (partial or radical cystectomy) is the most common management.</italic></p><p>A long-term follow-up and larger series are required to better understand the best clinical approach to bladder PEComa.</p>
Alessandra Sarti; Emanuele Rubilotta; Matteo Balzarro; Maria Angela Cerruto; Matteo Brunelli; Walter Artibani
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-1-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Urologia     Volume:  0     ISSN:  0391-5603     ISO Abbreviation:  Urologia     Publication Date:  2014 Jan 
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Created Date:  2014-2-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0417372     Medline TA:  Urologia     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  0     Citation Subset:  -    
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