• Users Online: 30
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 596-598

A rare case of malakoplakia of the urinary bladder


Department of Urology, MGM Medical College and Hospital, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Prof. Piyush Singhania
Department of Urology, MGM Medical College and Hospital, Kamothe, Navi Mumbai 410209, Maharashtra
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/mgmj.mgmj_26_22

Rights and Permissions

Malakoplakia (from Greek Malako “soft” + Plako “plaque”) is a rare inflammatory condition that presents as a papule, plaque, or ulceration that usually affects the genitourinary tract. The most frequently affected organ is the urinary bladder. This condition has features of granulomatous inflammation. The pathogenesis of the disease is not completely understood. It is often misdiagnosed as malignancy. In this case report, we present a case of urinary bladder malakoplakia which presented with obstructive uropathy and acute kidney injury (AKI).


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed102    
    Printed6    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded14    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal