Bladder tumours in children: An interesting case report of TCC with a partial inverted growth pattern

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Davide Abed El Rahman *
Giuseppe Salvo
Carlotta Palumbo
Bernardo Rocco
Francesco Rocco
(*) Corresponding Author:
Davide Abed El Rahman | davide.adel@libero.it

Abstract

Bladder urothelial carcinoma is typically a disease of older individuals and rarely occurs below the age of 40 years. There is debate and uncertainty in the literature regarding the clinicopathologic and prognostic characteristics of bladder urothelial neoplasms in younger patients compared with older patients, although no consistent age criteria have been used to define "younger" age group categories. We report on a 16 years old girl with transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder with a partial inverted growth pattern who presented with gross hematuria. Ultrasonography revealed a papillary lesion in the bladder; cystoscopic evaluation showed a 15 mm papillary lesion with a thick stalk located in the left bladder wall. Pathologic evaluation of the specimen was reported as “low grade transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder with a partial inverted growth pattern”.

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