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Canter D , Simhan J , Smaldone MC , Lebed B , Tokar JL , Wu KN , Uzzo RG , Gustafson KS , Patchefsky AS , Plimack ER , Hoffman JP , Kutikov A
Clinical Stage T1 micropapillary urothelial carcinoma presenting with metastasis to the pancreas
Urology. 2012 Feb;79(2) :e9-10
PMID: 21723595   
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Abstract
Micropapillary carcinoma of the bladder is an extremely aggressive variant of urothelial carcinoma. Radical cystectomy is the standard treatment for all patients, including those with nonmuscle-invasive disease. We present a patient diagnosed with clinical Stage T1 micropapillary carcinoma of the bladder who was found to have a 2-cm metastasis to the head of the pancreas. To our knowledge, this case represents the first report of a solitary metastatic urothelial carcinoma to the pancreas.
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Canter, Daniel Simhan, Jay Smaldone, Marc C Lebed, Brett Tokar, Jeffrey L Wu, Karen N Uzzo, Robert G Gustafson, Karen S Patchefsky, Arthur S Plimack, Elizabeth R Hoffman, John P Kutikov, Alexander Case Reports United States Urology. 2012 Feb;79(2):e9-10. Epub 2011 Jul 2.