Primary malignant neoplasms arising in the urinary bladder
Most common type is transitional cell carcinoma (90%).
Other types include adenocarcinoma, small cell carcinoma, and squamous...
Painless hematuria is the most common symptom.
Urinary symptoms (frequency, urgency)
Abdominal or pelvic pain in advanced disease
Exposures (see “Risk Factors”)
Urine cytology alone has not been shown to be sufficient for follow-up.
Cystoscopy every 3 months for 18 to 24 months, every 6 months for the ...
Msaouel P, Koutsilieris M. Diagnostic value of circulating tumor cell detection in bladder and urothelial cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Cancer. 2011;11:336....
C67.8 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of bladder
C67 Malignant neoplasm of bladder
C67.6 Malignant neoplasm of ureteric orifice
C67.1 Malignant neoplasm of dome of bladder
Painless hematuria should be evaluated with cystoscopy.
Be aware of potential link between pioglitazone treatment and risk for bladder cancer.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force rec...
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FIGURE 28.20. Hematuria. This field shows a large number of red blood cells (RBCs) accompanied by one polymorphonuclear neutrophil in the sediment. Note that the RBCs appear to be regularly shaped, biconcave disks. (Bright-field microscopy, 3160.)
FIGURE 28.20. Hematuria. This field shows a large number of red blood cells (RBCs) accompanied by one polymorphonuclear neutrophil in the ...