Table 2

Cases of urinary bladder IMT
No of case Sex Age Size Clinical symptoms Immunophenotype of tumor cells First diagnosis FISH Follow up No of (art.)
1 M 13 6 × 3 cm Weight loss, hematuria, abdominal pain CK(+), VIM(+), ALK-1(+) Proliferation of fusiform myoepithelial cells Nd 2 months without recurrence 5
2 F 27 6.4 × 4.5 × 3,8 cm Fever, diffuse myalgia, weight loss, anemia, CK(-), SMA(+), MyoD1(-), ALK-1(+) IMT Nd 2 months without recurrence 6
3 F 35 7.5 × 4.5 cm Duration, gross hematuria, bacteruria CK(-), VIM(+), S-100(-), CD68(+) Glandular cystitis Nd 1 year without recurrence 7
4 F 36 2.4 × 2.3 × 2.2 cm Hematuria, abdominal pain CK8/18/19 focally(+), S100(-),ALK1(+), MyoD1(-), CD117(-) Low grade leiomyosarcoma Nd 3 years without recurrence 8
5 M 58 3 cm hematuria, CK(-), VIM(+) Postoperative spindle cell nodule (PSCN) but excluded because of absence of previous surgery Nd Nd 9
6 F 27 6 × 5 cm Hematuria, dots in urine, burning micturition, weakness, abdominal pain CK 20(-), SMA(+), VIM(+), ALK-1(+), DES(-), CD117(-) IMT Nd 15 months without recurrence 10
7 M 30 Nd CK(-),SMA(+), VIM(+), ALK-1(+), DES(+), Myogenin(-) IMT Nd Nd 11
8 F 52 3 cm Painful urination CK(+), ALK-1(+) Sarcomatoid carcinoma Nd 1 year without recurrence 12
9 F 8 4.5 cm Hematuria, abdominal pain SMA(+), VIM(+), ALK-1(+), DES(+), Myoglobin(-), CD34 (-), S-100 (-) IMT Nd 13 months without recurrence 13

Nd- no date available.

Dobrosz et al.

Dobrosz et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2014 9:138   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-9-138

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