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Pseudosarcomatous myofibroblastic proliferation

A pseudosarcomatous myofibroblastic proliferation (PSMP) is a noncancerous growth that typically develops after surgical manipulation. Other names for this condition include pseudosarcomatous myofibroblastic neoplasm and postoperative spindle cell nodule. This article will help you understand your diagnosis and pathology report. Where are pseudosarcomatous myofibroblastic proliferations found? Most pseudosarcomatous myofibroblastic proliferations are found in the urinary …
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Postoperative spindle cell nodule

A postoperative spindle cell nodule (PSCN) is a noncancerous growth that develops after surgical manipulation. Other names for this condition include pseudosarcomatous myofibroblastic proliferation and pseudosarcomatous myofibroblastic neoplasm. This article will help you understand your diagnosis and pathology report. Where are postoperative spindle cell nodules found? Most postoperative spindle cell nodules are found in the …
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Polypoid cystitis

Polypoid cystitis is a non-cancerous and reversible condition caused by chronic inflammation on the inside of the bladder. Pathologists use the word “polyploid” to describe an abnormal growth that sticks out from the surface of the tissue, and the term “cystitis” to describe inflammation on the inside of the bladder. This article will help you …
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Urothelial carcinoma

Urothelial carcinoma is a type of cancer that starts in a part of the body called the urinary tract. The urinary tract includes the bladder, ureters, urethra, and kidneys. It is the most common type of bladder cancer. This type of cancer sometimes arises from a non-invasive type of cancer called urothelial carcinoma in situ. …
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Papillary urothelial carcinoma

Papillary urothelial carcinoma is a type of cancer that starts in a part of the body called the urinary tract. The urinary tract includes the kidneys, bladder, ureters, and urethra. Most tumours are found in the bladder. Pathologists divide this type of cancer into non-invasive and invasive based on the presence of tumour cells in …
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Urothelial cells

Urothelial cells are specialized cells that cover the inside surface of the bladder, ureters, and urethra. In these organs, they connect to form a barrier called the urothelium. These cells are also called transitional cells. Is it normal for these cells to be found in urine? Yes, it is normal for urothelial cells to be …
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