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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 58  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 86-88

Colorectal malakoplakia in a child presenting as multiple polyposis coli

Belagavi Institute of Medical Sciences, Autonomous Institution of Government of Karnataka, Belagavi, Karnataka, India

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Dr. Meena N Jadhav
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DOI: 10.4103/0377-4929.151197

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Malakoplakia of the gastrointestinal tract is a rare chronic inflammatory disorder, usually affecting the descending colon, sigmoid colon and rectum. It is commonly seen in adults. Only few cases have been reported in children. We report a case of malakoplakia of colon and rectum in a 7-year-old child who presented with multiple polyposis coli.

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