Urinary Schistosomiasis with Simultaneous Bladder Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Transitional Cell Carcinoma

  • AA Ketabchi Department of Urology, Physiology Research Center, Kerman Medical Sciences University, Kerman, Iran
  • GR Moshtaghi-Kashanian Department of Biochemistry, Medical School, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran
Keywords: Schistosoma haematobium, Bladder, Squamous cell carcinoma, Transitional Cell


This is a case report concerning a 60 years old man who lived for a short period in an endemic area of Khuzestan Province (neighboring province of Persian Gulf in Iran) for approximately 20 years ago. Recently he referred to the Urology Department of Kerman University of Medical Sciences with hematuria and dysuria. In the sonography a polypoid mass on the bladder floor was observed. In the cystoscopy and biopsy a bladder tumor (Simultaneous squamous cell carcinoma and Transitional Blad­der Cell Carcinoma) and schistosomiasis (Schistosoma haematobium) was diagnosed.


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How to Cite
Ketabchi A, Moshtaghi-Kashanian G. Urinary Schistosomiasis with Simultaneous Bladder Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Transitional Cell Carcinoma. Iran J Parasitol. 7(3):96-8.