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Malakoplakia of bladder in childhood.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15635465     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Malakoplakia is a granulomatous inflammatory disease affecting the genitourinary tract. It is rare in childhood. We report a case of malakoplakia presenting as multiple bladder polyps in an 11-year-old boy. The child did not respond to long-term antibiotic treatment, and subsequent surgical excision of the polyps resolved his problems. We propose surgical excision as an alternative form of management of this rare lesion.
Amar Shah; Harish Chandran
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2005-01-06
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric surgery international     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0179-0358     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Surg. Int.     Publication Date:  2005 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-02-02     Completed Date:  2005-06-28     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8609169     Medline TA:  Pediatr Surg Int     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  113-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Paediatric Urologist, Birmingham Children's Hospital, Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham, B4 6NH, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Malacoplakia / surgery*
Urinary Bladder Diseases / surgery*

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