Treatment of urachal adenocarcinoma-case report

Alma Mekic-Abazovic, Samra Sujelmanovic, Erna Sehic-Kozica, Mirza Mehic, Hakija Beculic, Branislava Jakovljevic


In this case, we have presented a 55-year old patient with dysuria and bloody urine. He was hospitalized at the Urology Department of County Zenica Hospital due to obstructive uropathy. Diagnostics showed the cause is a large bleeding mass in prostatic part of urethra. After cystectomy, immunohistochemistry revealed urachal adenocarcinoma, rare type of urogenital carcinomas, presented only in 5% of all cancer types.

He was treated with dual modality, chemotherapy and radiotherapy


Keywords: urachal adenocarcinoma, urethrocystoscopy, percutaneous nephrostomia, adjuvant chemoradiotherapy, PET CT.

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