A Case of Genitourinary Xanthogranulomatous InflammationSheng Tai and Chaozhao Liang*
The Department of Urology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, the Urological Institute of Anhui Medical University, China
- Corresponding Author:
- Chaozhao Liang
The Department of Urology
The First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University
The Urological Institute of Anhui Medical University
218 Jixi, Ave., Hefei, Anhui, 230022, China
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: July 11, 2013; Accepted Date: August 06, 2013; Published Date: August 08, 2013
Citation: T ai S, Liang C (2013) A Case of Genitourinary Xanthogranulomatous Inflammation. Gynecol Obstet 3:160. doi: 10.4172/2161-0932.1000160
Copyright: © 2013 Tai S, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
A case of xanthogranulomatous salpingitis associated with a little invasive lesion of cyst in a 52-years-old woman is presented. Xanthogranulomatous inflammation is a rare form of chronic inflammation, destructive to the involved organs. It is characteristic of the presence of plasma cells, neutrophils, lymphocytes, lipid-filled macrophages. It is reported that most patients with xanthogranulomatous salpingitis often have a clinical history of pelvic inflammatory disease, endometriosis, etc. Here, we reported a case is with unilateral xanthogranulomatous salpingitis with invasion of cyst.