The Saudi German Hospital Riyadh treats a rare case of a patient suffering from a rare cancer of bladder
The urology department of the Saudi German Hospital Riyadh received a patient in his forties suffering from urinary bleeding with pain in the pubic area, and by conducting labs and CT scans, it was found that there was a tumor in the urinary bladder. The head of the urology department immediately made a diagnostic endoscope with a sample taken from the tumor and histopathologically examined, and it was found that this tumor is a very rare type and it is called primary melanoma of the urinary bladder. The medical team performed a cystectomy and replaced it with a bladder from the intestine while preserving the normal course of the urethra and intestinal tract, and the operation was successfully done, thank God, and the patient was discharged in health and wellness five days after the operation, and the patient is now following in the outpatient clinic. This tumor is classified as a very rare and dangerous tumor.
It is worth noting that the first recorded case of primary melanoma of the urinary bladder was in 1942. And this case was on an appointment with the urology department of the Saudi German Hospital Riyadh in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, so that the operation was performed with great success by the hospital's medical team according to the latest international medical technologies.
It is noteworthy that the consultations of our partners in Mayo Clinic hospitals in the United States of America had a great role in the success and healing of many of the rare cases presented to them, and this goal is to partner with the largest hospitals in the world to meet the patient's health needs and save his time and money.
It is also worth noting that bloody urine is one of the most important symptoms of urinary bladder cancer, as it represents more than 90% of cases, and it is recommended to see a doctor and conduct the necessary tests for diagnosis and treatment.
Also, periodic examination is recommended for early detection of urinary tract tumors and their speedy treatment with the latest technology, as it has been proven that early detection leads to disease control and reduces the duration and cost of treatment.
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