Slide tutorial – Case 6

Clinical history: 72yo male, trans-urethral resection of bladder tumour (TURBT).

Digital slide: H&E (x40) – Review before progressing

Macroscopic and microscopic images:


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Video tutorial

Case discussion

This is an important case because it;

  • is a benign condition that can mimic a malignant condition histologically.

The key features to take away include;

  • Bulbous rather than papillary architecture.
  • The relatively uniform atypia in the setting of inflammation and oedema.

 Extended learning topics

Discuss benign mimics of urothelial carcinoma – both papillary and invasive carcinoma.


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This case has been de-identified and is intended for educational purposes only

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