An 84-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital with gross hematuria, anorexia, and weight loss. Ultrasonography (US) and computed tomography (CT) showed a huge bladder mass and her serum Ca level was extremely elevated. Transurethral resection of the bladder tumor (TUR-Bt) was carried out Histopathological findings of TUR-biopsy showed high-grade urothelial carcinoma, positive for PTH-rP immunohistochemical staining. Her serum Ca level was decreased temporarily, but she died of the disease 12 weeks after the operation.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Nishinihon Journal of Urology|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 1 2009|
- Bladder cancer
- Humoral hypercalcemia of malignancy
- Parathyroid hormone-related protein
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