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OBJECTIVE Persistence of a patent urachus is a relatively rare occurrence; however; the persistence of urachal remnants is common. The pathologic lesions of the urachus include benign and malignant neoplasms. The majority of malignant urachal neoplasms are adenocarcinomas. METHODS AND RESULTS We report a case of papillary urothelial carcinoma of urachus(More)
OBJECTIVE Carcinosarcoma is a neoplasia with malignant epithelial and mesenchymal differentiation. Carcinosarcoma of the urinary tract is a rare neoplasm. It is an extremely rare entity in the ureter. METHODS/RESULTS We report one case of carcinosarcoma arising from the ureter in a 69-year-old male patient who underwent total ureterectomy. CONCLUSION(More)
OBJECTIVE Metanephric adenoma is an unfrequent renal neoplasm, usually asymptomatic. Differential diagnosis with other renal tumors has to be performed. METHODS/RESULTS We report the case of a 67 years old woman with a metanephric adenoma. CONCLUSIONS Metanephric tumors comprise a pathologic spectrum of lesions. At one end of the pathologic spectrum are(More)
OBJECTIVE Rhabdomyomas are benign tumors of the skeletal muscle and extracardiac rhabdomyomas are very rare. METHODS/RESULTS We report one case of spermatic cord rhabdomyoma in a 28-year-old male. CONCLUSIONS Genital rhabdomyomas are rare benign tumors. Rhabdomyomas should be considered in the clinicopathological differential diagnosis of tumors of the(More)
Introduction: Laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal (TEP) hernia repair is a well accepted technique for groin hernias. Staple fixation of mesh during laparoscopic TEP groin hernia repair is thought to be necessary to prevent recurrence. However, mesh fixation may increase surgical complications like chronic groin pain, osteitis pubis, increased operative(More)
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