Case Rep Urol 2011 30;2011:415675. Epub 2011 Jun 30.
Department of Urology, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Alexandroupolis 68100, Greece.
Carcinosarcoma of the bladder is an unusual tumour characterized by a combination of malignant epithelial and soft tissue elements. Most of the reported cases have been case reports or small series. Optimal treatment is uncertain. We herein report our experience in such a case treated with transurethral resection followed by radiotherapy with adverse final outcome. Treatment of bladder carcinosarcomas should be aggressive and multimodal but optional treatment is still unknown. Radiotherapy alone is insufficient as a treatment option of these aggressive tumors.