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Table 1 Clinical details and histopathology findings of spinal cord injury (SCI) patients in whom bladder biopsies showed positive immunostaining for cytokeratin-20 (CK-20)

From: A study of cytokeratin 20 immunostaining in the urothelium of neuropathic bladder of patients with spinal cord injury

Immuno Number Age Year of SCI Level of SCI C: Cervical T: Thoracic L: Lumbar Method of bladder drainage Histology Distribution of CK-20 Immuno-staining
14 34 1998 C-5 Indwelling urethral catheter Moderate active chronic inflammation Few umbrella cells
16 43 1975 C-6 Indwelling urethral catheter Moderate non-specific chronic inflammation. Focal cystitis glandularis Individual umbrella cells and intestinal metaplasia.
21 58 1998 T-7 Indwelling urethral catheter Moderate chronic inflammation Individual cells in transitional epithelium
23 64 1959 L-1 Clam cystoplasty Intermittent catheterisation Moderate acute and chronic inflammation. Follicular cystitis Few umbrella cells
30 44 1989 T-12 Indwelling urethral catheter Moderate acute and chronic inflammation. Cystitis glandularis Isolated cells in the superficial layer of transitional epithelium
37 23 1997 L-2 Intermittent catheterisation Haematuria Patchy chronic inflammation. Patchy cystitis glandularis Occasional umbrella cells.
44 70 1999 C-7 Indwelling urethral catheter Moderate acute and chronic inflammation. Follicular cystitis Individual umbrella cells
45 22 1996 C-6 Indwelling urethral catheter Marked acute and chronic inflammation Individual umbrella cells
53 23 1998 C-4 Indwelling urethral catheter Severe acute and chronic inflammation. Follicular cystitis Very few umbrella cells
6428/99 65 1991 C-4 Indwelling urethral catheter Moderate active chronic inflammation. Papillary cystitis Individual cells in transitional epithelium