Amyloidoma of the Bladder Mimicking a Bladder Tumor

  • Hikmat Jabrayilov Medical Park Hospital
  • Murat Yavuz Koparal Recep Tayyip Erdogan University
  • Ipek Gonul Isik Gazi University Medical School
  • Cengiz Kara Natomed Hospital

Abstract

Primary amyloidosis of the bladder is a rare disease reported in about 200 cases in the literature (1). Generally, this patients are admitted to the hospital with painless gross hematuria and lower urinary tract symptoms. Especially, symptomatic, radiological and cystoscopic findings of bladder amylodidosis and bladder cancer are similar. Neoplasia, hemorragic cystitis and lyphoma should be considered in differential diagnosis. Pathological diagnosis is imperative for the definitive diagnosis. Its pathophysiology is unknown, the prognosis is usually good and there is no specific treatment. Herein, we present the diagnosis and treatment of bladder amyloidosis, which is rare and mimics bladder cancer.

Author Biographies

Hikmat Jabrayilov, Medical Park Hospital
Department of Urology
Murat Yavuz Koparal, Recep Tayyip Erdogan University
Department of Urology
Ipek Gonul Isik, Gazi University Medical School
Department of Pathology
Cengiz Kara, Natomed Hospital
Department of Urology

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Published
2019-12-21