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Transitional papilloma of fossa navicularis

Topic Completed: 1 February 2010

Revised: 13 February 2019

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PubMed Search: Transitional papilloma of fossa navicularis

Alcides Chaux, M.D.
Antonio L. Cubilla, M.D.
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Cite this page: Chaux A, Cubilla AL. Transitional papilloma of fossa navicularis. website. Accessed December 15th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Rare tumor resembling bladder papilloma
  • Fossa navicularis is portion of urethra in glans
  • Also called urothelial papilloma
  • Evidence of HPV infection in some cases
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Similar to urothelial papilloma of bladder
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