Angiosarcoma of the bladder: Literature review and case disc
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Angiosarcoma is a vascular malignant tumor developed from blood vessels wall connective tissue. It is a rare neoplasia with bad prognosis and affects any organ. Bladder angiosarcoma is rare and is the subject of very few publications. Information about diagnosis, treatment, evolution and prognosis of this type of tumor are very limited. In this paper we report a 72-year-old patient case, harboring bladder angiosarcoma revealed by macroscopic hematuria.A transurethral resection of the bladder tumor (TURB-T) has been performed. Histopathological diagnosis was an epithelioid angiosarcoma. CT scan revealed a bladder thickening. The treatment consisted in a complete pelvectomy with urinary and digestive diversion. Following the operation, the patient developed liver and pulmonary metastasis. He died 5 months after the initial diagnosis...

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