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Renal parenchymal malacoplakia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6992214     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Malacoplakia is a rare inflammatory disease which usually involves the bladder and only rarely affects the renal parenchyma. The clinical, radiographic, and pathological findings in 5 cases of renal parenchymal malacoplakia (RPM) are presented and 30 cases from the literature are reviewed. Most patients are middle-aged women with E. coli pyelonephritis. Radiographically, two patterns of involvement are recognized: multifocal and unifocal. The prognosis depends on the pattern and extent of RPM; long-term survival is possible with appropriate therapy.
D S Hartman; C J Davis; J E Lichtenstein; S M Goldman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Radiology     Volume:  136     ISSN:  0033-8419     ISO Abbreviation:  Radiology     Publication Date:  1980 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-08-15     Completed Date:  1980-08-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401260     Medline TA:  Radiology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  33-42     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Escherichia coli Infections
Kidney / pathology
Kidney Diseases / pathology,  radiography*
Malacoplakia / etiology,  pathology,  radiography*
Middle Aged
Nephritis, Interstitial / pathology
Renal Veins
Thrombosis / complications
Vena Cava, Inferior

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