Plasmacytoid carcinoma of the bladder: a urothelial carcinoma variant with a predilection for intraperitoneal spread.

@article{RicardoGonzalez2012PlasmacytoidCO,
  title={Plasmacytoid carcinoma of the bladder: a urothelial carcinoma variant with a predilection for intraperitoneal spread.},
  author={Roberto Rafael Ricardo-Gonzalez and Michael Nguyen and Neriman Gokden and Ankur R. Sangoi and Joseph Charles Presti and Jesse K McKenney},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2012},
  volume={187 3},
  pages={
          852-5
        }
}
PURPOSE Bladder plasmacytoid carcinoma is an invasive urothelial carcinoma subtype that is emphasized for its morphological overlap with plasma cells and metastatic carcinoma. Our experience suggests frequent intraperitoneal spread that is not typical of conventional urothelial carcinoma. MATERIALS AND METHODS We identified cases of plasmacytoid urothelial carcinoma diagnosed on radical cystectomy. Patient age, gender, American Joint Committee on Cancer (7th edition) stage, metastatic spread… CONTINUE READING
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