Overdiagnosis of bladder carcinoma.

  title={Overdiagnosis of bladder carcinoma.},
  author={Liang Cheng and David G. Bostwick},
  journal={Analytical and quantitative cytology and histology},
  volume={30 5},
OBJECTIVE To describe a group of archival patients who were overdiagnosed with bladder cancer according to contemporary criteria. STUDY DESIGN The study group consisted of 27 over-diagnosed patients who were identified upon review of a consecutive series of well-differentiated urothelial carcinomas (grade 1 transitional cell carcinoma) diagnosed between 1958 and 1963. RESULTS The mean patient age was 61 years (range, 34-83). Findings overdiagnosed as malignancy included urothelial papilloma… CONTINUE READING