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Eye metastasis form urothelial tumours.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12549639     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Obit is an infrequent site of metastasis from urothelial tumours. To the best of our knowledge there are less than ten case reports of orbital or choroidal metastases from urothelial tumours reported in English medical literature. On the basis of review of these reports (Table 1) and experience in managing two more cases, it is emphasized that non-specific eye symptoms in patients of urothelial tumours need thorough ophthalmological and radiological evaluation. Herein, we present case descriptions, along with pathophsiology; and review of literature to highlight the need for early diagnosis and prompt management of this rare clinical event.
G Nabi; S Dadeya; P N Dogra; H Lal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International urology and nephrology     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0301-1623     ISO Abbreviation:  Int Urol Nephrol     Publication Date:  2002  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-01-28     Completed Date:  2003-09-22     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0262521     Medline TA:  Int Urol Nephrol     Country:  Hungary    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  51-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi-29, India.
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MeSH Terms
Carcinoma, Transitional Cell / secondary*
Eye Neoplasms / secondary*
Urinary Bladder Neoplasms / pathology*

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