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Renal Failure Caused by Malakoplakia Lesions of the Urinary Bladder

Konstantinos Stamatiou 1 , Eleni Chelioti 2 , * , Aikaterini Tsavari 3 , Kalliroi Koulia 3 , Alexia Papalexandrou 2 , Evdokia Efthymiou 2 , Maria Tsilivigkou 2 and Thivi Vasilakaki 3
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1 Department of Urology, “Tzaneion” General Hospital of Piraeus, Athens, Greece
2 Department of Nephrology, “Tzaneion” General Hospital of Piraeus, Athens, Greece
3 Department of Pathology, “Tzaneion” General Hospital of Piraeus, Athens, Greece
Article information
  • Nephro-Urology Monthly: July 01, 2014, 6 (4); e18522
  • Published Online: July 5, 2014
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: February 23, 2014
  • Revised: April 18, 2014
  • Accepted: May 6, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/numonthly.18522

To Cite: Stamatiou K, Chelioti E, Tsavari A, Koulia K, Papalexandrou A, et al. Renal Failure Caused by Malakoplakia Lesions of the Urinary Bladder, Nephro-Urol Mon. 2014 ; 6(4):e18522. doi: 10.5812/numonthly.18522.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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