Bilateral renal malacoplakia in systemic lupus erythematosus and adrenogenital syndrome

G. Mohácsi, J. Julesz, Z. Berger, J. Ormos

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Abstract

We report a case of an 8-year-old girl with adrenogenital syndrome secondary to adrenocortical hyperplasia. Thirteen years later systemic lupus erythematosus developed with lupus nephritis. In spite of complex continuous immunosuppressive therapy, she died from terminal renal failure. At autopsy, extensive bilateral renal malacoplakia was discovered. The role of recurrent urinary tract infections and of immunological disturbances in the pathogenesis of malacoplakia is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)31-38
Number of pages8
JournalInternational urology and nephrology
Volume21
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1989

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology
  • Urology

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