Urothelial Carcinoma of the Bladder in Pediatric Patient: Four Case Series and Review of the Literature

Ucar M., Demirkaya M., AYTAÇ VURUŞKAN B., Balkan E., KILIÇ N.

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.35, no.3, pp.268-271, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/balkanmedj.2017.1292
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.268-271
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Urothelial carcinoma of the bladder is a rare condition in children, and most cases in this age group are noninvasive and low-grade. However, no follow-up protocol has been defined for this patient group. The objective of this study was to draw attention to bladder tumors in children and focus on the current recommendations for postoperative follow-up along with a case study of four patients.