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Title: Primary bladder amyloidosis as a cause of haematuria.
Authors: Nesbitt, Alexander Luke;Khan, Munad;Hoag, Nathan;Lokan, Julie
Affiliation: Department of Urology, Cairns Hospital, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Department of Urology, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Department of Pathology, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Issue Date: 18-Jul-2018
EDate: 2018
Citation: BMJ Case Reports 2018; 2018: bcr-2018-225414
Abstract: We report the case of a 46-year-old man who initially presented with macroscopic haematuria. Although initially concerning for a malignancy in the bladder, histology demonstrated a primary bladder amyloidosis that has remained stable for 6 years since the initial diagnosis. Primary bladder amyloidosis is an important clinical entity that can mimic bladder malignancy on clinical history, radiological investigation and cystoscopic evaluation. Although uncommon, it should not be neglected as a possible diagnosis in patients presenting with haematuria.
DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2018-225414
ORCID: 0000-0003-0741-5383
PubMed URL: 30021741
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: hematuria
urological surgery
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