Malakoplakia of the face: a rare but important diagnosis.

Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2010 Jan 18;48(1):55-7. Epub 2009 Apr 18.

Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, East Grinstead, West Sussex, UK.

Malakoplakia that presents in the head and neck is rare. We describe a case in a man who presented with a fungating mass in the periauricular skin that was thought to be a malignant tumour. Histopathological and microbiological investigations established a diagnosis of malakoplakia.

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