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J R Soc Med. 1995 March; 88(3): 171P–172P.
PMCID: PMC1295143

Primary amyloidosis of urinary bladder.

Abstract

Six cases of primary amyloidosis of the urinary bladder are reported. This is a rare clinical entity and is of interest to the urologist because it is usually confused with carcinoma. Conservative treatment is usually adequate, though long-term follow up is recommended.

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