Turkish Journal of Urology
Case Report

Transitional cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder with skeletal muscle metastasis: a case report and review of the literature

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Mersin Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Üroloji Anabilim Dalı, Mersin

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Mersin Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Patoloji Anabilim Dalı, Mersin

Turk J Urol 2009; 35: 378-383
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Abstract

Metastasis to skeletal muscle from carcinoma of the bladder is extremely rare. In this report, we reviewed the literature and presented a 67-year-old man who had metastasis in left vastus medialis muscle three months after a radical cystectomy with ureterocutaneostomy operation due to invasive bladder carcinoma. Patient died at postoperative 7th month due to sepsis and metabolic problems.

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