Transurethral Resection of a Bladder Leiomyoma: A Rare Case
Head, Department of Urology, Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, Kolkata, India
*Corresponding Author: Amit Ghose, Head, Department of Urology, Apollo
Gleneagles Hospital, Kolkata, India.
February 10, 2022; Published: March 14, 2022
Background: Various bladder tumors derived from the urothelium but benign mesenchymal tumors are rare accounting for not more than 0.43% of all bladder tumors. Genitourinary leiomyomata arise from any anatomic structure containing smooth muscle and may also mimic malignant lesions. Always should be considered in the differential diagnosis of any pelvic mass, even in asymptomatic case history. The significance of recognizing the characteristic features of this less umpteen tumors is a need of the hour for a precise fundamental treatment. Her we report a case of leiomyoma of the urinary bladder, with clinical presentation, imaging method, histopathological and immune-histochemical workup managed by transurethral resection of bladder tumour [TURBT]. TURBT allows surgeon to not only perform biopsy of tumor, but enable to remove an entire small tumor from the inside of bladder, while leaving the bladder intact. In symptomatic cases a complete surgical resection predict a very good outcome, with minimal to zero rate of recurrence.
Keywords: Differential Diagnosis; Leiyomyoma; Leiyomyosarcomas; Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumor (TURBT)
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