Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, October 4th, 2009
"The pathogenesis of urachal adenocarcinoma is unknown. We report a case of a 55-year-old man who presented with microscopic hematuria. Clinical work up showed a tumor involving the urinary bladder with extravesical extension. Masses or tumors involving other organs were excluded. Partial cystectomy revealed a distended bladder wall with the formation of a cystically dilated mass filled with mucoid material. Microscopic examination showed enteric type adenocarcinoma with abundant mucin formation. The neoplastic urachal epithelium showed...
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