International Urology and Nephrology

, Volume 37, Issue 3, pp 495–497

Localized Primary Amyloidosis of the Prostate, Bladder and Ureters

  • Shrawan K Singh
  • Pankaj Wadhwa
  • Ritambhra Nada
  • V Chandra Mohan
  • Paramjeet Singh
  • Vivekanand Jha
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DOI: 10.1007/s11255-005-2088-x

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Singh, S.K., Wadhwa, P., Nada, R. et al. Int Urol Nephrol (2005) 37: 495. doi:10.1007/s11255-005-2088-x
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Abstract

Primary amyloidosis of lower urinary tract is a rare entity and is usually localized to a single site. Its clinical features, and cystoscopic and radiological findings are indistinguishable from neoplastic or inflammatory lesions. We report an unusual case of amyloidosis involving multiple sites (prostatic stroma, trigone and lower ureters) in the lower urinary tract. MRI findings of bladder amyloid, which could be used to suspect this condition, are also described.

Keywords

AmyloidBladderPrimary amyloidosisProstateUreter

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shrawan K Singh
    • 1
  • Pankaj Wadhwa
    • 1
  • Ritambhra Nada
    • 2
  • V Chandra Mohan
    • 1
  • Paramjeet Singh
    • 3
  • Vivekanand Jha
    • 4
  1. 1.Departments of UrologyPostgraduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchChandigarhIndia
  2. 2.Departments of HistopathologyPostgraduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchChandigarhIndia
  3. 3.Departments of RadiodiagnosisPostgraduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchChandigarhIndia
  4. 4.Departments of NephrologyPostgraduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchChandigarhIndia