Primary Mucinous Adenocarcinoma Of Urinary
A 60 year old male, chronic smoker and alcoholic since 30 years came with complaints of gross hematuria since 2 days. Clinically he was alright. CT scan showed a bladder mass reaching outside the serosa with no nodal involvement. Wide local excision was done with partial cystectomy. Growth was found on the dome of the bladder and was sent for histopathology. Sections showed tumour cells arranged in papillary pattern and lined by pseudostratified tall columnar epithelium filled with mucin and goblet cells at places. Intervening stroma shows abundant extracellular mucin, areas of necrosis and tumour cells showing malignant features with few areas with signet cells. Mucosal margins were also involved. Case diagnosed as Well differentiated mucinous Adenocarcinoma- Bladder.
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