Pure squamous carcinoma of the ureter. Review of a case
Assad Isa Kroon W, Robles García JE [SP], Aguera Fernández LG, de Castro Barbosa F, Sánchez de la Muela PL, Rosell Costa D [SP], Lozano Escario MD [SP], Berián Polo JM.
Departamento de Urología, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Navarra, España
Magazine: Archivos Españoles de Urología
Date: Jun 1, 1992Pathological Anatomy [SP] Urology [SP]
We report a case of squamous cell carcinoma of the ureter with periureteral infiltration. Three years following radical surgery, no evidence of tumor progression has been observed. Only 1% to 1.6% of urothelial tumors of the upper urinary tract are purely squamous cell tumors.
This tumor type carries a poor prognosis. Currently, the best results can be achieved by early diagnosis and radical surgery.
CITATION Arch Esp Urol. 1992 Jun;45(5):472-3
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