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The Korean Journal of Urological Oncology 2011;9(1): 35-38.
혈뇨를 유발한 방광내 재발성 국소 아밀로이드증
장동규1, 이선주1, 김종근1, 황지원1, 유창희1, 오철영1, 전선영2, 조진선1
Recurred Localized Amyloidosis of Bladder Causing Hematuria
Dong Gyu Jang 1, Sun Ju Lee 1, Jongkeun Kim 1, Ji-Won Hwang 1, Changhee Yoo 1, Cheol Young Oh 1, Sun Young Jun 2, Jin Seon Cho 1
Departments of 1Urology, 2Pathology, College of Medicine, Hallym University, Chuncheon, Korea
Published online: April 30, 2011.
ABSTRACT
Localized amyloidosis of the bladder is an uncommon disease. As it can be mistaken as a malignant disease, urinary bladder neoplasms should be included as differential diagnosis. And systemic amyloidosis also should be considered because the prognosis of localized amyloidosis is very different from that of systemic amyoidosis. The primary treatment for localized amyloidosis of the bladder is transurethral resection of the mass. And annual cystoscopic evaluation is recommended to detect recurrence. In the current case, the patient underwent transurethral resection of bladder mass twice for 2 years, and supposed to be recurred amyloidosis due to proliferation of residual amyloid. Because localized amylodosis of bladder can be recurred, long-term follow-up is needed after complete resection of the mass. (Korean J Urol Oncol 2011;9:35-38)
Key Words: Amyloidosis; Hematuria; Urinary bladder neoplasms
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