Updated: 4/9/2015

Other Bladder Cancers

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  • Embryological risk factors
    • urachal remnants
    • exstrophy of the bladder
  • Other risk factors
    • cystis glandularis
Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Most common sarcoma in children
    • can involve the urinary or reproductive systems
      • boys more commonly have urethral involvement
      • girls more commonly have vaginal involvement
  • Presents as mass of grape-like tissue
Secondary Cancer Invasion of the Bladder
  • Cancers of surrounding tissue may invade the bladder
    • cervix and prostate are most common primary cancers
  • Presents as urinary outflow obstruction

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