Miscellaneous non-neoplastic disorders
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- Also spelled malacoplakia
- Granulomatous nodule with histiocytes containing Michaelis-Gutmann bodies
Malakoplakia (arrows at Michaelis-Gutmann bodies)
Malakoplakia (arrows at Michaelis-Gutmann bodies; von Kossa calcium stain)
- Histiocytes with abundant eosinophilic granular cytoplasm, many cells have numerous round, regular appearing inclusions (4-10 microns) resembling Michaelis-Gutmann bodies
(Acta Cytol 1996;40:970)
End of Thyroid gland > Miscellaneous non-neoplastic disorders > Malakoplakia
- Inclusions: PAS, iron, calcium stains
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