3. Urothelial Metaplasia and Hyperplasia

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

Published Online: 9 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118275436.ch3

Bladder Pathology

Bladder Pathology

How to Cite

Cheng, L., Lopez-Beltran, A. and Bostwick, D. G. (2012) Urothelial Metaplasia and Hyperplasia, in Bladder Pathology, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118275436.ch3

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



  • urothelial metaplasia and hyperplasia;
  • von Brunn nests, of benign urothelial cells in lamina propria;
  • squamous metaplasia, nonkeratinizing and keratinizing;
  • nephrogenic adenoma with cytologic atypia (atypical nephrogenic metaplasia);
  • urothelial hyperplasia, papillary, pseudocarcinomatous


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • von Brunn Nests

  • Cystitis Cystica

  • Cystitis Glandularis and Intestinal Metaplasia

  • Squamous Metaplasia

  • Nephrogenic Metaplasia (Nephrogenic Adenoma)

  • Urothelial Hyperplasia

  • References