publication . Article . 2017

Primary Diffuse Large Cell Lymphoma of the Bladder: Case Report and Literature Review

Ansari, M.; Nasrollahi, H.; Rajaei, M.; Mokhtari, M.; Hamedi, S. H.; Mohammad Mohammadianpanah; Omidvari, S.; Mosalaei, A.; Ahmadloo, N.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017 Journal: Middle East Journal of Cancer (issn: 2008-6709, eissn: 2008-6687, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
Abstract
Most bladder tumors are epithelial in origin. Nonepithelial cancers are rarely located in the bladder. Sarcomas are the most common malignancies among nonepithelial cancers. Primary bladder lymphoma is rare and mostly low grade. Here, we have reported a case of diffuse large cell lymphoma of the bladder. The patient, a 64-year-old man, had urinary frequency for 18 months. Abdominal sonography indicated a thick bladder wall and transurethral biopsy showed diffuse large cell lymphoma. Immunohistochemistry (IHC) results showed that the tumor was positive for CD20, CD45, and Pax-5 and negative for BCL-2, cytokeratin, and S100. He had a normal bone marrow biopsy, abd...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: hemic and lymphatic diseases
free text keywords: Bladder, Lymphoma, Treatment, Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology. Including cancer and carcinogens, RC254-282
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