A Case of Primary Lymphoma of the Bladder Managed With Multimodal Therapy

Kaya Horasanli; * Mustafa Kadihasanoglu; Oznur Tas Aksakal; Aysim Ozagari and Cengiz Miroglu


Nat Clin Pract Urol. 2008;5(3):167-70. 

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Background A 65-year-old female patient presented to a urology department with macroscopic hematuria, dysuria, urinary frequency and urgency. One year previously, she had visited a urologist because of a 1-month history of hematuria, dysuria, urinary frequency and urgency. She had subsequently undergone successful, simultaneous surgeries for resection of a basal cell carcinoma of the nasal skin and lymphoma of the bladder.
Investigations Physical examination, measurement of serum urea, creatinine and electrolyte levels, peripheral blood film evaluation, ultrasonography, intravenous pyelography, abdominal, thoracic and pelvic CT, bone marrow aspiration and biopsy, cystoscopy and pathologic examination.
Diagnosis Primary lymphoma of the bladder.
Management Transurethral resection, chemotherapy, radiotherapy and follow-up comprising cystoscopy, biopsy, CT imaging and immunocytologic analyses of urine samples.


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