Malakoplakia of the Bladder
Recorded On: 06/28/2023
Malakoplakia is a rare chronic inflammatory disease thought to be the result of defective bacterial phagocytosis and lysosome function, and there is difficulty in accurate diagnosis as a result of non-specific symptoms that mimic other diseases and cancers. This study presents a case of bladder malakoplakia associated with renal failure presenting as a tumor.
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Anil Parwani, MD, PHD, MBA
Director of Anatomical Pathology
Anil Parwani is a Professor of Pathology and Biomedical Informatics at The Ohio State University. He also serves as the Vice Chair of Anatomical Pathology and Director of Division of Pathology Informatics and Digital Pathology. Dr. Parwani has expertise in digital pathology and has led the way in the implementation of these technologies in several key clinical areas. He also has expertise in the area of Anatomical Pathology Informatics including designing quality assurance tools, biobanking informatics, clinical and research data integration, applications of whole slide imaging, digital imaging, telepathology, image analysis, artificial intelligence and lab automation. Dr. Parwani has authored over 300 peer-reviewed articles in major scientific journals and several books and book chapters.