Primary small cell carcinoma of the ureter: A case report

Hiroki Ito, Kiichiro Kodaira, Michio Kosugi, Masayuki Hagiwara, Toru Furuuchi, Kunimitsu Kanai, Akiharu Ninomiya, So Nakamura

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Abstract

An 84-year-old female was referred to our hospital to be examined for left hydronephrosis. Abdominal pelvic computed tomography and ureteroscopy showed an obstructing mass in the left ureter. A biopsy of the mass revealed the presence of small cell carcinoma. A left nephroureterectomy were thus performed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)417-420
Number of pages4
JournalActa Urologica Japonica
Volume55
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Jul 1

Keywords

  • Long survival
  • Small cell carcinoma
  • Ureteral carcinoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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