A Rare Cause of Lower Abdomen Pain – Primary Urinary Bladder Amyloidosis

  • Kalpesh Parmar Department of Urology, PGIMER, Chandigarh
  • Abhishek Thakur Department of Urology, PGIMER, Chandigarh
  • Kumar Rajiv Ranjan Department of Urology, PGIMER, Chandigarh
  • Santosh Kumar Department of Urology, PGIMER, Chandigarh
Keywords: Amyloidosis, primary, haematuria, TURBT


Primary urinary bladder amyloidosis is a rare disease. Its importance lies in the ability of the disease to masquerade the carcinoma urinary bladder in clinical presentation and imaging but with a distinctively contrasting treatment. The commonest presentation is painless hematuria. Definitive diagnosis is made on histopathology and by ruling out systemic amyloidosis. Here, we report a 60-year-old male presenting with lower abdomen pain diagnosed with primary urinary bladder amyloidosis and discuss the management based on current literature.


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