malacoplakia vesicae


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malacoplakia

 [mal″ah-ko-pla´ke-ah]
a circumscribed area of softening on the membrane lining a hollow organ, as the ureter, urethra, or renal pelvis.
malacoplakia vesi´cae a flat yellow growth on the mucosa of the bladder and ureters, resulting from infection.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

malacoplakia vesicae

Soft, fungus-like patches on mucosa of the bladder and ureters.
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