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Case Reports in Urology
Volume 2015, Article ID 789806, 3 pages
Case Report

Primary Small Cell Carcinoma in Urinary Bladder: A Rare Case

1Turgut Özal Medical Center, Department of Urology, Malatya, Turkey
2Turgut Özal Medical Center, Department of Pathology, Malatya, Turkey

Received 18 August 2015; Accepted 28 October 2015

Academic Editor: Michele Gallucci

Copyright © 2015 Ahmet Çamtosun et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Small cell carcinoma of bladder, which does not have a common and accepted treatment protocol, is a rare and highly aggressive tumor. It is mostly pulmonary originated; however, it can rarely be seen in extrapulmonary sites. We presented an interesting and uncommon case, in which the transitional cell tumor was found in the transurethral resection specimen, but the small cell carcinoma was detected in the final radical cystectomy material.