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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 42-43

Primary adenocarcinoma of ureter mimicking pyelonephritis


Government Medical College & Hospital, Chandigarh, India

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Irneet Mundi
Department of Pathology, Government Medical College, Sarai Building, Sector-32A, Chandigarh - 160 030
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-7796.62914

PMID: 20842259

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Tumors of the ureter are rare. We present a case of primary mucinous adenocarcinoma of the ureter diagnosed as chronic pyelonephritis preoperatively. This tumor is postulated to arise from metaplastic glandular mucosa in response to chronic irritation of the urothelium.


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