What are the possible false positive and false negative findings on MRI for transitional cell carcinomas (TCCs)?

Updated: Mar 18, 2019
  • Author: Ali Nawaz Khan, MBBS, FRCS, FRCP, FRCR; Chief Editor: Eugene C Lin, MD  more...
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False-positive diagnoses have been reported. In staging bladder TCC, tumor extension is overstaged according to the TNM classification in 7.5% of patients and is understaged in 32.5% of patients.


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