Bladder leiomyomas are rare benign mesenchymal tumors which account for less than 0.43 % of all bladder tumors with approximately 200 cases described in the literature. A case of urinary bladder leiomyoma is presented that was initially diagnosed to have bladder carcinoma on account of one week history of gross painless hematuria. The clinical presentation, imaging findings and management of this rare benign tumor is described.

"/> Bladder leiomyomas are rare benign mesenchymal tumors which account for less than 0.43 % of all bladder tumors with approximately 200 cases described in the literature. A case of urinary bladder leiomyoma is presented that was initially diagnosed to have bladder carcinoma on account of one week history of gross painless hematuria. The clinical presentation, imaging findings and management of this rare benign tumor is described.

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Leiomyoma of the Urinary Bladder - A Case Report and Brief Review of Literature

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Seyed Sajjad Nazir 1 , * , Aakifa Maqbool 2 , Muneer Khan 2

1 Department of Surgery and Urology, Government Medical College Srinagar, [email protected], India

2 Department of Surgery and Urology, Government Medical College Srinagar, India

How to Cite: Nazir S, Maqbool A, Khan M. Leiomyoma of the Urinary Bladder - A Case Report and Brief Review of Literature, Nephro-Urol Mon. Online ahead of Print ; 1(1):72-74.

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Nephro-Urology Monthly: 1 (1); 72-74
Article Type: Case Report
Received: April 16, 2009
Accepted: April 21, 2009
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Abstract

Bladder leiomyomas are rare benign mesenchymal tumors which account for less than 0.43 % of all bladder tumors with approximately 200 cases described in the literature. A case of urinary bladder leiomyoma is presented that was initially diagnosed to have bladder carcinoma on account of one week history of gross painless hematuria. The clinical presentation, imaging findings and management of this rare benign tumor is described.

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