Pure Villous Adenoma of the Vesicoureteric Junction Presenting as PyonephrosisCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Gwendolyn Fernandes,
C-802, Swayam, Poonam Garden, Mira Road, Mumbai-401107, Maharashtra, India.
Villous adenomas of the urinary tract are uncommon neoplasms which share similar morphological features with gastrointestinal villous adenomas. Only two case series and around 20 scattered case reports of villous adenoma in the urinary tract have been published in English literature till date. They have been identified mainly in the urinary bladder, urethra, prostate and urachus, but the occurrence of villous adenomas at the vesicoureteric junction has not been described. We present a case of villous adenoma of the vesicoureteric junction which completely occluded the lumen and led to gross pyonephrosis.
Benign neoplasm, Uncommon neoplasm, Urinary tract
Gwendolyn Fernandes, Shital Munde, Amey Rojekar. PURE VILLOUS ADENOMA OF THE VESICOURETERIC JUNCTION PRESENTING AS PYONEPHROSIS. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 August [cited: 2017 Oct 19 ]; 11:ED04-ED05. Available from
Date of Submission: Apr 30, 2017
Date of Peer Review: May 09, 2017
Date of Acceptance: May 17, 2017
Date of Publishing: Aug 01, 2017
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