A singular case of intravesical bleeding angiomyolipoma in a bladder diverticulum

Michael E. Chua, Maria Anna Vanessa A. Geron


Neoplasms arising from intravesical diverticula are rare and considered by urologists as an important surgical challenge. A hamartomatous lesion noted in a bladder diverticulum has never been reported. To our knowledge, we report the first angiomyolipoma, a subtype of mesenchymal hamartoma uncommonly located extrarenally, seen in a bladder dome diverticulum. We discuss the dilemma on the management of such case, related literature and probable etiology.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.254

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