Tumors of the urethra
Oncology / / April 24, 2016
Tumors of the urethra in women
Among the benign tumors in women, the most frequent polyps rarely papilloma;they come from the urethral mucosa.
urethral papillomas are single or multiple papillary education on a broad basis, or long leg.They are located generally around the external urethral orifice.Polyps are soft consistency tumor formation on the stem protruding into the lumen of the urethra.
Other benign tumors (fibroma, angioma, fibroids) are extremely rare.The disease is more common between the ages of 40-50 years.
Symptoms Often there long asymptomatic.Sometimes patients complain of frequent urination, burning sensation, difficulty in urinating, urinary incontinence.A significant proportion of patients develop bleeding contact.
Diagnosis is based on data from inspection and palpation of the urethra.Polyp or papilloma must be differentiated from the urethral mucosa prolapse.
Treatment Surgical treatment of polyps and papillomas is circular or wedge resection of the urethra within the hea
Tumors of the urethra in men
Among the benign tumors in men should distinguish papillomas, polyps, warts.These tumors can be located both in the area of the outer openings and along the urethra.
Diagnosis is based on the inspection data, urethrography and ureteroscopy.
Treatment of benign tumors located in the meatus, is resection of the affected portion of the urethra.
much more difficult to take treatment for multiple papillomas urethra.The most common method is electrocoagulation.