Title

A Rare Case of Non-Functioning Bladder Paraganglioma Treated with Robotic Assisted Partial Cystectomy

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-1-2019

Publication Title

Urol Case Rep

Abstract

Primary bladder paraganglioma is rare. A 57-year old man presented with a mass in the inferior wall of the bladder identified on computerized tomography imaging. We investigated the mass with office cystoscopy followed by transurethral resection, which was found to be a nonfunctioning paraganglioma. (68)Ga-DOTA-conjugated somatostatin receptor-targeting peptide positron emission tomography revealed no other locations of the disease. The mass was then completely removed through robotic assisted partial cystectomy. Succinate dehydrogenase B immunohistochemistry was normal, arguing against a succinate dehydrogenase-deficient paraganglioma.

PubMed ID

31312604

Volume

26

First Page

100950

Last Page

100950

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