¡mSlide 70.¡nTransitional cell carcinoma, Ureter

A. Brief Descriptions¡G

  1. Male predominance.

  2. Most common in order individuals and tobacco and industrial carcinogen exposure are risk factors.

  3. Symptoms and signs including hematuria and flank pain.

B. Gross Findings¡G

        Varied from purely papillary to nodular, or flat pattern, even mixed architecture.

C. Micro Findings¡G

    Papillary & non-papillary type

D. Others:

     According to WHO grading system:

E. Reference¡G

    Robbins Pathologic Basis of Disease, 6th ed.  P.999.




¡i Fig. 70-1 (1X)¡jPapillary tumor grow seen in this low power field.




¡i Fig. 70-2 (2X)¡jTumor seen in upper field.




¡i Fig. 70-3 (4X)¡jSolid tumor cells with clear cytoplasm.




¡i Fig. 70-4 (20X)¡jSolid tumor cells with clear cytoplasm.




¡i Fig. 70-5 (40X)¡jHyperchromatic cancer cells with clear cytoplasm and mitoses can be seen in lower picture view.