International Urology and Nephrology

, Volume 32, Issue 2, pp 257–258

The nested variant of the transitional cell bladder carcinoma: A case report and review of the literature

  • B. Handan Özdemir
  • O. Gürhan Özdemir
  • Ayşe Sertçelik


The nested variant of transitional cell carcinoma is extremely rare in the bladder. Here we reported a new case and review the literature.

Bladder neoplasm Nested variant Transitional cell carcinoma 


  1. 1.
    Murphy WM, Beckwith JB, Farrow GM. Atlas of tumor pathology. Tumors of the kidney, bladder and related urinary structures, 3rd series, fascicle II. Washington, DC: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology 1994; 233: 4.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Talbert ML, Young RH. Carcinomas of the urinary bladder with deceptively benign appearing foci: a report of three cases. Am J Surg Pathol 1989; 13: 374.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Sam Paik S, Hyang Park M. The nested variant of transitional cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder Br J Urol 1996; 78: 793.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Murphy WM, Deana DG. The nested variant of transitional cell carcinoma: a neoplasm resembling proliferation of Brunn' nests. Mod Pathol 1992; 5: 240–243.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Young RH, Scully RE. Nephrogenic adenoma. Am J Surg Pathol 1986; 10: 268–275.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Ford TF, Watson GM, Cameron KM. Adenomatous metaplasia (nephrogenic adenoma) of urothelium: an analysis of 70 cases. Br J Urol 1985; 57: 427–433.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Cintorino M, Del Vecchio MT, Bugnoli M et al. Cytokeratin pattern in normal and pathological bladder utothelium: immunuhistochemical investigation using monoclonal antibodies. J Urol 1988; 139: 428–432.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Grignon DJ, Ro JY, Mackay B et al. Paraganglioma of the urinary bladder: immunohistochemical, ultrastructural, and DNA flow cytometric studies. Hum Pathol 1991; 22: 1162–1169.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Cameron KM, Lupton CH. Inverted papilloma of the lower urinary tract. Br J Urol 1976; 48: 567–577.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    Kunze E, Schauer A, Schmitt M. Histology and histogenesis of two different types of inverted papillomas. Cancer 1983; 51: 348–358.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Handan Özdemir
    • 1
  • O. Gürhan Özdemir
    • 2
  • Ayşe Sertçelik
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PathologyAnkara University School of MedicineTurkey
  2. 2.Department of UrologyAnkara Advanced Specialization HospitalTurkey

Personalised recommendations