Urine Cytology

  • Madelyn Lew
Part of the Atlas of Anatomic Pathology book series (AAP)


Urine cytology is a convenient method by which clinicians can screen and triage patients with urinary symptoms as well as a history of exposure to bladder-toxic agents. This chapter reviews cytologic findings in a variety of urine specimens with variable degrees of atypia and highlights the criteria for specific diagnoses in the Paris System for Reporting Urinary Cytology.


Urine Urothelial carcinoma Bladder washing Neobladder Polyomavirus Low-grade urothelial neoplasm High-grade urothelial carcinoma 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PathologyUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

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