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Gallbladder

Cholecystitis

Malakoplakia


Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 11 February 2013, last major update September 2012
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General
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● Rare in gallbladder; iron and calcium positive calcospherites (Michaelis-Guttmann bodies) in cytoplasm of histiocytes (Histopathology 2005;46:474)

Case reports
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● Gallbladder malakoplakia in type 2 diabetes mellitus (BMJ Case Rep. 2012 Aug 27;2012)
● Malakoplakia of biliary tract and duodenum (Gastroenterol Clin Biol 2003;27:655)

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