Definition: Cancer or tumors of the URETHRA. Benign epithelial tumors of the urethra usually consist of squamous and transitional cells. Primary urethral carcinomas are rare and typically of squamous cells. Urethral carcinoma is the only urological malignancy that is more common in females than in males.
do not confuse with URETERAL NEOPLASMS, especially in Romance language: see note on "ureteral" & "urethral" under URETERAL DISEASES; coordinate IM with histological type of neoplasm (IM)
Other names Urethral Neoplasm; Urethral Cancers; Urethra Neoplasm; Urethra Cancers; Neoplasms, Urethra; Neoplasm, Urethral; Neoplasm, Urethra; Cancers, Urethral; Cancers, Urethra; Cancer, Urethral; Cancer, Urethra; Urethra Neoplasms; Urethra Cancer; Neoplasms, Urethral; Cancer of the Urethra; Urethral Cancer; Cancer of Urethra
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