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The Korean Journal of Urological Oncology 2011;9(1): 39-40.
방광에서 발생한 부신경절종
지준엽, 김정호, 김수동, 조원열
동아대학교 의과대학 비뇨기과학교실
Paraganglioma of the Urinary Bladder
Joon Yeop Jee , Jeong Ho Kim , Su Dong Kim , Won Yeol Cho
Department of Urology, Dong-A University College of Medicine, Busan, Korea
Published online: April 30, 2011.
ABSTRACT
The paraganglioma of the urinary bladder is an extremely rare neoplasm that accounts for less than 0.06% of all bladder tumors and 6% of extra-adrenal pheochromocytomas. A 45-year-old woman presented with 8 years history of chest discomfort and palpitation after urination. Cystoscopy and CT scan showed a 2.7x2.7cm size well-defined solid lesion in the anterior aspect of the urinary bladder. This solid lesion was diagnosed to paraganglioma by transurethral resection. Then, a tumor was removed by partial cystectomy. Patient did not complain that urination induced symptoms like chest discomfort, palpitation and tachypnea. We report a case of paraganglioma of the urinary bladder in a 45-year-old woman, in whom a partial cystectomy was performed. (Korean J Urol Oncol 2011;9:39-41)
Key Words: Paraganglioma; Pheochromocytoma; Bladder tumor
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