Oophoritis with Xanthogranulomatous Change - A Case Report
- *Corresponding Author:
- Sarbhjit Kaur, Senior Resident, Gynae. & obst. Dept , Govt Medical College, Patiala, Punjab, India.
Received: 16 June 2013 Accepted: 07 July 2013
Xanthogranulomatous oophoritis is an unusual chronic inflammation and clinically it form a mass-like lesion in the pelvic cavity and invades the surrounding tissue which mimic the tumour. Histologically, it is characterized by the presence of lipid filled macrophages with admixed lymphocytes, plasma cells and neutrophils. Granulomatous change ocurrs in other organs like gall bladder, kidney etc and etiology is unknown