urinary tract

Postoperative spindle cell nodule

What is a 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. Where are postoperative spindle cell nodules found? Most PSCNs are found in the urinary tract, specifically the bladder and the …
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Urinary tract

What is the urinary tract? The urinary tract is a group of organs that work together to remove urine from the body. It includes the bladder, two ureters, and the urethra. Urine is made in the kidneys and travels to the bladder by two long tubes called ureters. The bladder is a hollow organ located …
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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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