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Case Report: Primary Urothelial Carcinoma of Ureteral Stump Following Radical Nephrectomy for Renal Cell Carcinoma

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PUC is common in the urinary tract. It may occur in the urinary bladder and the collecting system of the upper urinary tract, such as the renal pelvis and ureter. However, PUC of ureteral stump after a nephrectomy is rare, and it’s even rarer in patients undergoing a radical nephrectomy for RCC. We describe a female patient with painless gross hematuria that was secondary to PUC of ureteral stump after a radical nephrectomy for RCC diagnosed 6 years ago. We discuss the etiology, diagnosis and treatment for PUC of ureteral stump following radical nephrectomy for RCC.

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D. Teng, G. Huang, K. Wang and J. Du, "Case Report: Primary Urothelial Carcinoma of Ureteral Stump Following Radical Nephrectomy for Renal Cell Carcinoma," International Journal of Clinical Medicine, Vol. 4 No. 5, 2013, pp. 265-267. doi: 10.4236/ijcm.2013.45046.

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