Post-surgical necrobiotic granulomas of urinary bladder

John N. Eble, Evelyn R. Banks

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Palisading necrobiotic granulomas q the prostate am an uncommon but well-recognized sequels of transurethral surgery. Similar granulomas occurring in 3 patients after transurethral surgery of the urinary bladder are reported. In each case, the lesions were discovered as a result of biopsies done subsequent to transurethral resections of bladder tumors. An idiosyncratic hypersensitivity reaction to a diathermically induced change in the antigenicity of the subepithelial connective tissue is suggested as the cause of these granulomas.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)454-457
Number of pages4
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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