Prostatic malacoplakia associated with prostatic abscess


Malakoplakia is an unusual chronic granulomatous inflammatory disorder that was originally described as affecting the bladder . It is more commonly found in the urinary tract, with prostatic malakoplakia accounting for 10% of cases. Clinically, malakoplakia mimics a carcinoma of the involved tissue, and an accurate diag-nosis is possible only through a histopathological examination to detect the presence of Michaelis-Gutmann bodies


Theoretically, malakoplakia of the prostate is a benign condition, which can be treated by long-term antibiotic therapy with drugs such as trimethoprim.