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ANALYTICAL REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 297-299

Primary amyloidosis with high grade transitional cell carcinoma of bladder: A rare case report


Department of Urology, Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Mumbai, India

Correspondence Address:
Prashant Gupta
Room No. 717, 7th Floor, MRC Building, Bombay Hospital, 12 New Marine lines, Mumbai 400020
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-1482.98994

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Primary amyloidosis of bladder is a rare disease that closely resembles bladder cancer on clinical presentation with painless gross hematuria. Pathologically this is a totally benign non-neoplastic lesion and its association with urothelial carcinoma of the bladder is rare. We herein report a 64-year-old diabetic male who has been treated for primary amyloidosis of bladder for the last 26 years presented recently with high-grade solid urothelial cancer with osseous metaplasia and sarcomatoid change of bladder with area of amyloid deposition.


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