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A case of florid cystitis glandularis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17551538     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
BACKGROUND: A 32-year-old healthy woman from China was diagnosed with a bladder mass during pelvic ultrasonography, carried out during the work-up of a miscarriage. Cystoscopy by the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology confirmed the presence of a bladder mass, after which she was referred to our department for evaluation and management. The patient was asymptomatic at presentation. She denied urologic symptoms and did not have a history of smoking or industrial exposure to carcinogens. INVESTIGATIONS: Laboratory test results and urine studies were unremarkable. Cytology revealed benign cells with numerous micro-organisms. Intravenous pyelography revealed a 1 x 2 cm filling defect in the mid posterior bladder compatible with a mass. There were no upper urinary tract defects. We performed cystoscopy with transurethral resection of the bladder tumor. DIAGNOSIS: Pathology revealed cystitis glandularis. MANAGEMENT: The patient was followed up with repeat cystoscopy after 4 months; there was no evidence of recurrence. She was scheduled for surveillance after a further 3 months, but was lost to follow-up.
Michelle Jo Semins; Mark P Schoenberg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nature clinical practice. Urology     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1743-4289     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2007 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-06-06     Completed Date:  2007-07-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101226508     Medline TA:  Nat Clin Pract Urol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  341-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Cystitis / radiography*
Diagnosis, Differential
Urinary Bladder Neoplasms / diagnosis*

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