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TheScientificWorldJOURNAL
Volume 8 (2008), Pages 573-574
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/tsw.2008.91
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Bladder Lipoma Associated with Urinary Tract Infection

Royal Berkshire Hospital, Harold Hopkins Department of Urology, Reading, UK

Received 2 April 2008; Revised 12 May 2008; Accepted 2 June 2008

Academic Editor: Daniel Batlle

Copyright © 2008 Christopher Brown and Adam Jones.

Abstract

Lipomas are benign overgrowths of adipose tissue. They are an unusual finding within the bladder wall. There have been five reports[1,2] of bladder lipomas associated with micro- and macroscopic haematuria. We report, to our knowledge, the first bladder lipoma associated with a microbiologically confirmed urinary tract infection.