Which gross pathologic findings are characteristic of small cell bladder carcinoma?

Updated: Jun 06, 2019
  • Author: Zhong Jiang, MD; Chief Editor: Liang Cheng, MD  more...
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Small cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder usually has a polypoid or nodular appearance and often has an ulcerated surface. Gross examination reveals a solid tumor mass that originates from the mucosa and often penetrates deeply into the bladder wall.

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