Urachal carcinoma

Douglas E. Johnson, G. Bryon Hodge, Fadi W. Abdul-Karim, Alberto Ayala

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Abstract

The clinical and morphologic features in 14 cases of urachal adenocarcinoma are reviewed. The disease occurred more frequently in men than in women. Seven patients (50%) remain alive and currently free of disease at periods ranging from fifteen months to ten years (median: 6 years). Neither the histologic appearance nor the differentiation of the tumor appeared to affect prognosis. It is concluded that the criteria previously recommended to establish the diagnosis of this rare malignancy were too restrictive.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)218-221
Number of pages4
JournalUrology
Volume26
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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