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What is Malakoplakia?

What is Malakoplakia?

  • Malakoplakia: A rare chronic inflammatory condition of the genitourinary system that tends to mostly affect people with weakened immune systems. Soft yellow lesions or nodules form on the gastrointestinal lining. It is believed to be the result of the bodies failed attempt to completely destroy invading organisms such as fungus and bacteria.
  • Malakoplakia: The formation of soft patches on the mucous membrane of a hollow organ, such as the urogenital tract or digestive tract.
    Source - Diseases Database

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Malakoplakia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Malakoplakia: Introduction

Types of Malakoplakia:

Broader types of Malakoplakia:

How serious is Malakoplakia?

Complications of Malakoplakia: see complications of Malakoplakia

What causes Malakoplakia?

Causes of Malakoplakia: see causes of Malakoplakia

What are the symptoms of Malakoplakia?

Symptoms of Malakoplakia: see symptoms of Malakoplakia

Complications of Malakoplakia: see complications of Malakoplakia

Malakoplakia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Malakoplakia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Malakoplakia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Malakoplakia: Dermatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Malakoplakia.
Treatments for Malakoplakia: see treatments for Malakoplakia

Name and Aliases of Malakoplakia

Main name of condition: Malakoplakia

Other names or spellings for Malakoplakia:

malakoplasia, Malacoplakia

Malacoplakia Source - Diseases Database


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