Malacoplakia and spermatic granuloma complicating vasectomy
2006 (English)In: Uppsala Journal of Medical Sciences, ISSN 0300-9734, E-ISSN 2000-1967, Vol. 111, no 2, 227-230 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Malacoplakia is a granulomatous disease with a histiocytic infiltrate containing calcified structures called Michaelis-Gutmann bodies. These structures are considered to represent an abnormal response to infection involving defective lysosomes and abnormal microbubular assembly. The disease most frequently involves urinary and genital tracts, but has also been described from most other organs. Here we present the first case of malacoplakia only involving the vas deferens.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2006. Vol. 111, no 2, 227-230 p.
Medical and Health Sciences
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-21368ISI: 000239322000007PubMedID: 16961178OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-21368DiVA: diva2:49141