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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 86-87

Resolution of hypercalcemia of malignancy following radical cystectomy in a patient with paraneoplastic syndrome associated with urothelial carcinoma of the bladder


Department of Urology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA

Correspondence Address:
Murugesan Manoharan
Department of Urology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, P.O. Box 016960 (M814), Miami, FL, 33101
USA
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-7796.148627

PMID: 25657552

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Hypercalcemia of malignancy is a common finding associated with different types of cancers; however, its association with urothelial carcinoma of the bladder is rare. We report a case of a 69-year-old male with nonmetastatic urothelial carcinoma of the bladder who developed hypercalcemia that failed to respond to medical management, but resolved completely after undergoing resection of the tumor through radical cystectomy.


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