13. Adenocarcinoma and Its Putative Precursors and Variants

  1. Liang Cheng1,
  2. Antonio Lopez-Beltran2 and
  3. David G. Bostwick3

Published Online: 9 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118275436.ch13

Bladder Pathology

Bladder Pathology

How to Cite

Cheng, L., Lopez-Beltran, A. and Bostwick, D. G. (2012) Adenocarcinoma and Its Putative Precursors and Variants, in Bladder Pathology, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118275436.ch13

Author Information

  1. 1

    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Surgery, Cordoba University School of Medicine, Cordoba, Spain

  3. 3

    Bostwick Laboratories, Glen Allen, Virginia, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 15 JUN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470571088

Online ISBN: 9781118275436



  • adenocarcinoma, and putative precursors and variants;
  • putative precursor lesions, intestinal metaplasia implicated;
  • adenocarcinoma in situ (carcinoma in situ with glandular differentiation);
  • selected immunohistochemical markers in glandular lesions;
  • urachal adenocarcinoma, from setting of urachal remnants


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Putative Precursor Lesions

  • Adenocarcinoma

  • Urachal Adenocarcinoma

  • References