Sarcomatoid carcinoma with osseous differentiation in the bladder.

@article{Arenas2006SarcomatoidCW,
  title={Sarcomatoid carcinoma with osseous differentiation in the bladder.},
  author={Luis F. Vilches Arenas and Derc{\'i}lio Alves Fontes and Em{\'i}lio Marcelo Pereira and Fl{\'a}vio Lu{\'i}s Ortiz Hering},
  journal={International braz j urol : official journal of the Brazilian Society of Urology},
  year={2006},
  volume={32 5},
  pages={
          563-5
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Bladder sarcomatoid carcinoma is a very rare variant of transitional cell carcinoma. With disputed nomenclature, the tumor has been described previously under a variety of names such as sarcomatoid carcinoma, pseudosarcoma, malignant mixed mesodermal/Müllerian tumor, metaplastic carcinoma and spindle cell carcinoma. This malignancy represents 0.3% of all bladder tumors and has an aggressive behavior yielding a poor prognosis despite radio and chemotherapy. CASE REPORT An 81 y/o… CONTINUE READING

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