Role of cystitis cystica et glandularis and intestinal metaplasia in development of bladder carcinoma.

@article{Smith2008RoleOC,
  title={Role of cystitis cystica et glandularis and intestinal metaplasia in development of bladder carcinoma.},
  author={Armine Karapetian Smith and Donna E Hansel and J. Stephen Jones},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2008},
  volume={71 5},
  pages={915-8}
}
OBJECTIVES Cystitis cystica et glandularis (CCEG) and intestinal metaplasia (IM) have been suggested to represent precursors of bladder adenocarcinoma. The relationship between these entities and the subsequent development of bladder carcinoma remains unclear. METHODS We retrospectively evaluated the association among florid CCEG, IM, and bladder carcinoma. The records and imaging findings of patients with a pathologic diagnosis of florid CCEG and/or IM were reviewed for a concurrent or… CONTINUE READING

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