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Young upper tract urothelial carcinoma: a case report

SA, Osama and Kamarulzaman, Mohd Nazli and MD, Mohd Ashraf and AR, Mossadeq and Rahman, Mohd Nor Gohar and Z, Mahamood and S, Hassan and Y, Maya and Zaidi, Z and Zulkarnain, H (2008) Young upper tract urothelial carcinoma: a case report. The Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences , 15 (Supp 1). p. 226. ISSN 1394-195X (print), 2180-4303 (online)

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Abstract

Upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinomas are rare tumors. They account for 5 to 7% of the urothelial tumors with renal pelvic lesions representing the majority. The disease is rarely seen under the age of 50. Smoking, occupational carcinogens, analgesic abuse, Balkan nephropathy are the risk factors. Approximately 20 to 50% of patients with upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinomas have bladder cancer at some point on their course. We report a rare case of 20 year old man with transitional cell carcinoma of renal pelvis.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3752/43086
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Radiology
Depositing User: Dr. Mohd Nazli Kamarulzaman
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2015 10:36
Last Modified: 02 Jun 2015 10:36
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/43086

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