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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 268-270

Nonfunctioning paraganglioma of the urinary bladder: A rare entity


Department of Pathology, PGIMS, Rohtak, Haryana, India

Correspondence Address:
Ashok Sangwaiya
Department of Pathology, PGIMS, Rohtak, Haryana
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2278-0513.148946

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Paraganglioma of the urinary bladder is a rare tumor accounting for ˂0.06% of all bladder tumors and ˂1% of all pheochromocytomas. The distinction of paragangliomas from urothelial carcinoma is likely to be critical because of differences in therapeutic management. We report a case of 24-year-old female who presented with a complaint of intermittent hematuria and no other characteristic symptoms of paraganglioma. Ultrasonography revealed a lobulated mass arising from the anterior wall of the urinary bladder. Imaging studies and other relevant investigations were inconclusive. Transurethral resection was done and sent for histopathology. On histopathology, final diagnosis of paraganglioma was made. Patient is symptom-free postoperatively and is on regular follow-up 6 monthly.


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