Unusual Patterns of Thoracic Metastasis of Urinary Bladder Carcinoma

  title={Unusual Patterns of Thoracic Metastasis of Urinary Bladder Carcinoma},
  author={Robert J Hiensch and Habtamu M. Belete and Mahsan Rashidfarokhi and Irene Galperin and Fouzia Shakil and Oleg Epelbaum},
  booktitle={Journal of clinical imaging science},
Urinary bladder carcinoma (UBC) is the ninth most common malignancy and the second most common urological malignancy after prostate cancer in men. Thoracic metastases occur in more than half of those with muscle-invasive disease, and these generally assume the form of multiple solid parenchymal lesions characteristic of hematogenous seeding of the lung. Unusual patterns of thoracic spread of UBC have also been described albeit sporadically in the form of case reports and series. The aim of our… CONTINUE READING