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malakoplakia

Tuesday 13 July 2010

Images

- https://twitter.com/VishwasParekh/status/710463832787980288
- https://twitter.com/MRSwhynottwitgu/status/719238326084046848

Localisation

- renal malakoplakia
- digestive malakoplakia
- prostatic malakoplakia
- vesical malakoplakia

Synopsis

- Represents a peculiar form of tissue reaction to bacterial infection
- sheets of histiocytes, lymphocytes, and plasma cells.
- Targetoid Michaelis-Gutmann bodies (Michaelis-Gutmann body).

Differential diagnosis

- nodular histiocytic infiltration

  • similar but without Michaelis-Gutmann bodies (Michaelis-Gutmann body)

Links

- Webpathology
- pathxchange.org #6786