Malacoplakia of the vagina: first case report

SUNScholar Research Repository

Show simple item record Van Der Walt J. J. Marcus P. B. De Wet J. J. Burger A. J. J. 2011-03-18T14:59:59Z 2011-03-18T14:59:59Z 1973-08
dc.identifier.citation Van der Walt, J. J. , Marcus, P. J., De Wet, J. J. & Burger, A. J. J. 1973. Malacoplakia of the Vagina : first case report. South African Medical Journal, 4 August : 1342-1344 en_ZA
dc.identifier.issn 2078-5135 (online) 0256-9574 (print)
dc.description The original publication is available at
dc.description.abstract The first case of malacoplakia known to have affected the female genital tract is presented. This lesion involved the upper vagina and presented clinically as an infiltrating carcinoma. No evidence of malacoplakia of the urinary tract was found. A strong positive culture of E. coli, the light and electron microscopic findings, as well as the patient's rapid response to a broad spectrum antibiotic, lend support to the current theory that malacoplakia may represent a peculiar response to infection with E. coli. en_ZA
dc.format.extent p. 1342-1344 : ill.
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.publisher HMPG
dc.subject Vaginal infection en_ZA
dc.subject Antibiotics -- Physiological effect en_ZA
dc.subject Malacoplakia
dc.subject Microscopy, Electron
dc.subject Vaginal Diseases en_ZA
dc.subject E.coli infections en_ZA
dc.subject E. coli (Bacterium) en_ZA
dc.title Malacoplakia of the vagina: first case report en_ZA
dc.type Article
dc.description.version Publishers' version
dc.rights.holder The authors
 Find Full text

Files in this item

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record