Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Ureter: neoplasia

Contributor(s): Laura Garrett, Phil Nicholls

Introduction

  • Very rare cause of intramural obstruction; only 16 cases of primary ureteral neoplasia reported.
    • May be involvement with other tumor, eg lymphoma or intestinal carcinoma, rather than primary.
  • Most frequently ureteral tumors are local extension from a bladder tumor (usually transitional cell carcinoma) into the ureters.

Pathogenesis

Pathophysiology

Diagnosis

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Treatment

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Outcomes

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Deschamps J Y, Roux F A, Fantinato M et al (2007) Ureteral sarcoma in a dog. JSAP 48 (12), 699-701 PubMed.
  • Guilherme S, Polton G, Bray J et al (2007) Ureteral spindle cell sarcoma in a dog. JSAP 48 (12), 702-704 PubMed.
  • Farrell M, Philbey A W & Ramsey I (2006) Ureteral fibroepithelial polyp in a dog. JSAP 47 (7), 409-412 PubMed.
  • Steffey M, Rassnick K M, Porter B et al (2004) Ureteral mast cell tumor in a dog. JAAHA 40 (1), 82-85 PubMed.
  • Reichle J K, Peterson R A 2nd, Mahaffey M B et al (2003) Ureteral fibroepithelial polyps in four dogs. Vet Radiol Ultrasound 44 (4), 433-437 PubMed.


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