George W. Elgart

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Malacoplakia (Malacoplacia, malakoplia, malakoplakia, Von Hansemann's disease)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Malacoplakia is a rare condition which is even more uncommon in the skin. Approximately 40 cases have been reported and the condition appears more common in men than in women. Malacoplakia, meaning “soft plaque” was initially described in the genitourinary tract. Most sites, including lung, gastrointestinal tract, and others…

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