A Very Rare Case of Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of the Bladder with Unusual Revelation "Skin Metastases": A Case Report

A. Jahouh *

Department of Internal Medicine, Ibno Rochde University Hospital, Casablance, Morocco.

L. Barakat

Department of Internal Medicine, Ibno Rochde University Hospital, Casablance, Morocco.

M. Benzakour

Department of Internal Medicine, Ibno Rochde University Hospital, Casablance, Morocco.

K. Echchilali

Department of Internal Medicine, Ibno Rochde University Hospital, Casablance, Morocco.

M. Moudatir

Department of Internal Medicine, Ibno Rochde University Hospital, Casablance, Morocco.

H. El kabli

Department of Internal Medicine, Ibno Rochde University Hospital, Casablance, Morocco.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Neuroendocrine carcinoma of the bladder is a very rare tumor, accounting for no more than 1% of all bladder tumors. Its main characteristic is its poor prognosis, which is explained by its high metastatic potential. Classical metastatic sites are lymph nodes, liver and lung, but cutaneous localization is exceptional and can take on different non-specific clinical aspects. In our article, we report the case of a 66-year-old patient who was hospitalized for cutaneous nodules revealing very advanced bladder neuroendocrine carcinoma with lymph node, peritoneal and cutaneous metastases. The particularity of our case report is the very rare histological nature of the bladder tumor, as well as its mode of revelation (cutaneous metastases). In this work, we emphasize the importance of an exhaustive etiological assessment of any skin lesion evolving in a context of altered general condition.

Keywords: Neurodocrine carcinoma of the bladder, skin metastases, tumor


How to Cite

Jahouh, A., Barakat, L., Benzakour, M., Echchilali , K., Moudatir , M., & kabli , H. E. (2024). A Very Rare Case of Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of the Bladder with Unusual Revelation "Skin Metastases": A Case Report. Asian Journal of Case Reports in Medicine and Health, 7(1), 5–9. Retrieved from https://journalajcrmh.com/index.php/AJCRMH/article/view/179

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