Renal malacoplakia: an important consideration in the differential diagnosis of renal masses in the presence of Escherichia coli infection.


Renal malacoplakia is an uncommon condition with a variety of radiological characteristics which may initially suggest an alternative diagnosis. Three cases of renal malacoplakia were diagnosed in our hospital during a 2 year period. This apparent cluster of cases probably reflects the increased use of imaging and biopsy in the investigation of elderly… (More)