Home   Chapter Home   Jobs   Conferences   Fellowships   Books



Advertisement

Stomach

Gastritis

Malakoplakia


Reviewers: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 5 August 2012, last major update August 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
=========================================================================

● May involve any part of GI tract, very rare
● Associated with E. coli, Klebsiella, Yersinia, mycobacteria, and R. equi
● Case report associated with gastric adenocarcinoma (Arch Pathol Lab Med 1978;102:136)

Gross description
=========================================================================

● Slightly elevated plaque with umbilication of overlying mucosa

Micro description
=========================================================================

● Submucosal histiocytes with cytoplasmic inclusions (Michaelis-Gutmann bodies) that are positive for calcium with von Kossa stain

Electron microscopy description
=========================================================================

● Inclusions have dense central calcified body and concentric alternating rings

End of Stomach > Gastritis > Malakoplakia


This information is intended for physicians and related personnel, who understand that medical information is often imperfect, and must be interpreted in the context of a patient's clinical data using reasonable medical judgment. This website should not be used as a substitute for the advice of a licensed physician.

All information on this website is protected by copyright of PathologyOutlines.com, Inc. Information from third parties may also be protected by copyright. Please contact us at copyrightPathOut@gmail.com with any questions (click here for other contact information).