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British Association for Cytopathology April 2024 Case Study

Urethral washings - Small Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma

Isobel O’Donnell, Diagnostic Cytology Team Manager. Altnagelvin Area Hospital, Londonderry.

  • 79 year old male with previous cystoprostectomy for recurrent high risk bladder carcinoma 2002 and incidental finding of adenocarcinoma prostate
  • Attended GP indicating daily visible blood from urethral meatus which was painful at night
  • Ex smoker
  • Some UTIs in distant past but follow up ultrasounds have been normal