Bladder cancer is the sixth most common malignancies in developed countries, where most bladder tumors are transitional cell carcinomas
(TCCs) (1) (1).
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Five-year cancer-specific survival rate of patients with high-grade transitional cell carcinoma
is 35% .
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Khan et al (2008), in their study on transitional cell carcinoma
of urinary bladder found statistically significant high grade of AgNOR dispersion in grade III tumors than grade II tumors.
Prognostic significance of matrix metalloproteinase-1 and tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-1 in voided urine samples from patients with transitional cell carcinoma
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Micropapillary urothelial carcinoma is a rare aggressive subtype of transitional cell carcinoma
. (1) The presence of micropapillary component (MPC) in urothelial carcinoma was found to be associated with high-grade and advanced stage of tumour, though low-grade and non-invasive cases have been reported.
The main differential diagnosis for the present case is transitional cell carcinoma
of the renal pelvis, which can be differentiated histologically from RCC primarily by the presence of elongated and irregular tubules that usually occur in the latter (MEUTEN, 2002).