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Malakoplakia


Presentation

Abdominal Mass
  • We studied two cases of malacoplakia that were primarily referred to the department of internal medicine because of fever and abdominal masses.[scienceopen.com]
Suggestibility
  • Bethanechol has been suggested to correct the supposed fundamental disturbance by increasing the intrecellular cyclic guanosine monophosphate concentration, but there is still no convincing evidence of its clinical efficacy.[scienceopen.com]
Irritability
  • She came complaining of a severe irritation of the bladder. There was undue frequency of urination (nocturnal and diurnal), a burning sensation, and difficulty in voiding. This had been more or less continuous for about six years.[jamanetwork.com]
Burning Sensation
  • There was undue frequency of urination (nocturnal and diurnal), a burning sensation, and difficulty in voiding. This had been more or less continuous for about six years.[jamanetwork.com]

Treatment

  • Quinolone antibiotic treatment and surgical excision or incision and drainage lead to the highest cure rates (90% and 81%, respectively).[scienceopen.com]
  • […] phagocytic or degradative functions of histiocytes in response to gram negative coliforms ( E. coli or Proteus ) that results in chronic inflammatory state, followed by intracellular deposition of iron and calcium (known as Michaelis-Gutmann bodies) Treatment[pathologyoutlines.com]
  • […] determinant for vascular complications after liver transplantation The folic acid metabolite L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate effectively reduces total serum homocysteine level in orthotopic liver transplant recipients: A double blind placebo controlled study Treatment[asklepios.com]

Etiology

  • […] and later named by Von Hansseman "Malakoplakia" comes from Greek words malakos (soft) and plakos (plaque) Epidemiology More common in immunocompromised (HIV, renal transplant recipients) and women Mean age at diagnosis is fifth decade Rare in children Etiology[pathologyoutlines.com]

Epidemiology

  • […] found Abstract : found Article : found Is Open Access Authors: 1, &, Salma Ouassour 1, Mokha Tazi 1, Adib Filali 1, Mohammad Alami 1 Publication date (Electronic): 09 September 2015 Journal: The Pan African Medical Journal Publisher: The African Field Epidemiology[scienceopen.com]
  • ) Single or multiple tumors Often misdiagnosed clinically as a malignant condition Terminology First described by Michaelis and Gutmann in 1902 and later named by Von Hansseman "Malakoplakia" comes from Greek words malakos (soft) and plakos (plaque) Epidemiology[pathologyoutlines.com]
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Prevention

  • […] intestinal epithelial cells A case of severe CMV-colitis in an HIV positive patient despite moderate immunodeficiency Cost-effective and safe ambulatory long-term immunoprophylaxis with intramuscular instead of intravenous hepatitis B immunoglobulin to prevent[asklepios.com]

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