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Case report and review of the literature: Rectal linitis plastica secondary to the lipoid cell variant of transitional cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder.
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PMID:  23282659     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The overall 5-year survival of patients with urothelial carcinoma of the bladder (UC) is about 78%; however, there are some rare subtypes. One of these is the lipoid cell subtype, which bears a very poor prognosis. Another rare disease entity with a poor prognosis is metastasis to the lower gastrointestinal tract in the form of secondary linitis plastica of the rectum. We describe an extremely rare and unique case of rectal linitis plastica secondary to the rare lipoid cell variant of UC.
Authors:
Victor A McPherson; Michael Ott; Edward J Tweedie; Jonathan I Izawa
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian Urological Association journal = Journal de l'Association des urologues du Canada     Volume:  6     ISSN:  1911-6470     ISO Abbreviation:  Can Urol Assoc J     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-03     Completed Date:  2013-01-04     Revised Date:  2013-02-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101312644     Medline TA:  Can Urol Assoc J     Country:  Canada    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  431-4     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Departments of Surgery & Oncology, Divisions of Urology & Surgical Oncology, The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, London, ON;
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