Recurrent Bladder Cancer in a Teenage Male

Leslie Peard, Timothy Stark, Ali Ziada, Amanda F. Saltzman

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Urothelial cell carcinoma of the bladder is exceedingly rare in pediatric patients. Based on current literature, bladder cancer in this population is thought to be low-grade, noninvasive, and unlikely to recur, suggesting significant biologic differences when compared to the adult population. This is a 15-year-old male diagnosed with low-grade urothelial cell carcinoma with subsequent multifocal recurrence on surveillance cystoscopy managed by induction and maintenance intravesical Bacillus Calmette-Guerin. This case highlights the challenges of management and surveillance of this rare disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)135-138
Number of pages4
StatePublished - Jul 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Urology


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