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October 1981

Malacoplakia of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue in a Renal Transplant Recipient

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Surgery (Drs McCabe and Lattes) and Division of Laboratories (Dr Sian), St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York; and the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York (Drs Sian, McCabe, and Lattes).

Arch Dermatol. 1981;117(10):654-655. doi:10.1001/archderm.1981.01650100056029

• Malacoplakia, a rare granulomatous disease found in patients with altered immune responsiveness, previously has been reported to involve the kidney and bladder of two renal transplant recipients. A case of malacoplakia of the skin and subcutaneous tissues occurred in a patient with a successful transplant.

(Arch Dermatol 1981;117:654-655)

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