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Case Reports in Urology
Volume 2016, Article ID 5764625, 2 pages
Case Report

Incidental Finding of a Rare Urachal Pathology: Urachal Mucinous Cystic Tumour of Low Malignant Potential

Department of Urology, Monash Health, 823-865 Centre Road, Bentleigh East, VIC 3165, Australia

Received 18 November 2015; Accepted 10 December 2015

Academic Editor: Francesco M. Solivetti

Copyright © 2016 Luke L. Wang 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.


Urachal mucinous cystic tumours are rare pathological findings with only 23 previously reported cases in the literature. We present the case of a 54-year-old man with an incidentally found urachal mucinous cystic tumour laparoscopically excised. With its known potential to cause pseudomyxoma peritonei, complete surgical excision is important. Long-term cystoscopic and radiological surveillance is also required.