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Primary vesical clear cell adenocarcinoma arising in endometriosis: a rare case of mullerian origin.
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PMID:  23393356     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Clear cell adenocarcinoma arising out of endometriosis of the urinary bladder is a rare entity. The published literature has a dearth of information about this entity and its histogenesis. In the present case review we present a 59-year-old patient who was treated with robotic anterior pelvic exenteration and ileal conduit. The initial biopsy of bladder tumour purported a high-grade urothelial carcinoma, however the final specimen revealed a clear cell adenocarcinoma arising in endometriosis without any urothelial cancer. Early case reports refer to these lesions as mesonephric or mesonephroid adenocarcinomas but the current WHO nomenclature classifies them under non-urothelial epithelial neoplasms as clear cell adenocarcinomas. Here, we review the literature and discuss their origins.
Authors:
Kevin Lah; Devang Desai; Paul Hadway; Joanna Perry-Keene; Geoff Coughlin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anticancer research     Volume:  33     ISSN:  1791-7530     ISO Abbreviation:  Anticancer Res.     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-02-08     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8102988     Medline TA:  Anticancer Res     Country:  Greece    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  615-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
11 Sim Jue Court, Sinnamon Park, QLD 4073, Australia. kevinlah@hotmail.com.
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