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PREVIOUS CASES OF THE WEEK 2022

2022-01/January 3

A woman in her mid-60s with history of uterovaginal prolapse, status post hysterectomy, was incidentally noted to have a patent urachus at the bladder dome on cystourethroscopy. A CT scan showed a partially distended urinary bladder with a small vesicourachal diverticulum and focal calcifications at its apex. Partial cystectomy with excision of the entire urachus was performed. Gross examination showed a 3.2 cm cystic nodule with calcified cut surface. Images from the partial cystectomy are shown below.


2022-02/January 10

A man in his 30’s presented with 3 days of abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. CT imaging revealed a 14 cm ill-defined right retroperitoneal mass, a 2 cm left pulmonary nodule, and a 10 cm right testicular mass. Serum alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) was elevated, and beta-HCG and LDH were normal. He underwent biopsy of the retroperitoneal mass.



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