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Renal malakolpkia followed by chronic myelogenous leukaemia: treatment challenges case report and literature review.
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PMID:  23349170     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Malakoplakia is a rare granulomatous disorder of unknown aetiology and usually affects patients with underlying immunosuppression. This disorder usually involves the genitourinary tract but has been reported in a wide array of anatomical sites. We are presenting, what is to our knowledge, the first case in the literature in which a patient was diagnosed with malakoplakia and after his successful management; he was diagnosed with chronic meylomoncytic leukaemia. All cases of malakoplakia reported in the literature were either preceded or accompanied by an immunosuppressive state.
Authors:
Jameela Mohammed Al Salman; Aysha Husain
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-01-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2013     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, Salmaniya Medical Complex, Manama, Bahrain.
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