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Amyloid tumour of the urethra presenting as non-specific urethritis.
  1. O E Williams,
  2. H Kynaston,
  3. G Dixon,
  4. O P Arya
  1. University Department of Medical Microbiology and Genitourinary Medicine, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK.


    Amyloid tumour involving the urethra is a well recognised but rare occurrence. Chronic inflammation secondary to gonococcal urethritis is thought to be a possible predisposing factor. We report the case of a young man who presented with non-gonococcal urethritis and haematuria and was subsequently found to have primary amyloid of the urethra.

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