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Paraganglioma of the urinary bladder first presented by bladder bloody tamponade: Two case reports and review of the literatures.
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PMID:  21421199     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas (extra-adrenal pheochromocytomas) are catecholamine-secreting tumors. The paraganglioma of the urinary bladder is an uncommon neoplasm with a higher malignancy rate. Only about 60% of bladder paragangliomas presented with hematuria, and most of them were microscopic hematuria. Herein, we report two cases of bladder paraganglioma with bladder bloody tamponade. In Case 1, radical cystectomy and regional lymphadenectomy were performed for a huge bladder tumor and left pelvic lymph nodes metastasized. In Case 2, we chose endoscopic transurethral resection of the bladder tumor. Literatures since 1989 were also reviewed to illustrate the clinical characteristics and current treatments.
Chia-Chun Tsai; Wen-Jeng Wu; Kuang-Shun Chueh; Wei-Ming Li; Chun-Hsiung Huang; Chun-Chieh Wu; Mei-Hui Lee; Szu-Miao Chen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-02-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Kaohsiung journal of medical sciences     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1607-551X     ISO Abbreviation:  Kaohsiung J. Med. Sci.     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100960562     Medline TA:  Kaohsiung J Med Sci     Country:  China (Republic : 1949- )    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  108-13     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011. Published by Elsevier B.V.
Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Department of Clinical Medicine, Graduate Institute of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
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