xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis

xan·tho·gran·u·lo·ma·tous cho·le·cys·ti·tis

chronic cholecystitis with conspicuous nodular infiltration by lipid macrophages; may be associated with biliary obstruction by calculi.

xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis

a type of chronic cholecystitis characterized by proliferative fibrosis and infiltration by lipid-laden macrophages. It is often accompanied by obstruction from gallstones or calculi.
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Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis (XGC) is an uncommon inflammatory disease of the gallbladder characterized by the infiltration of plasma cells, lipid-laden histiocytes, and the proliferation of fibroblasts in the gallbladder wall.
A right hypochondriac mass may be more common in Xanthogranulomatous Cholecystitis than in acute cholecystitis, mimicking carcinoma of the gallbladder.
Cholesterolosis, xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis, benign polyps, pre-malignant and malignant conditions are the less common pathological entities6.
Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis (XGC) is a benign, chronic inflammatory disease of the gallbladder.
Pseudoaneurysm of the Cystic Artery Associated with Xanthogranulomatous Cholecystitis.
A review of 40 cases of xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis suggests that the process in the gallbladder stems from an obstruction of the Rokitansky-Aschoff sinuses by inspissated bile followed by subsequent rupture and a xanthogranulomatous reaction.
Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis is an atypical form of chronic cholecystitis characterised by infiltration of plasma cells, lipid laden histiocytes, proliferation of fibroblasts in the gall bladder wall.
Xanthogranutomatous gastritis: association with xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis.
Variants of chronic cholecystitis--Follicular cholecystitis, Eosinophilic cholecystitis, Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis.
Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis is a rare inflammatory disease of the gallbladder characterized by a focal or diffuse destructive inflammatory process with accumulation of lipid laden macrophages (Foam cells), fibrous tissue and acute and chronic inflammatory cells.
There is one conversion to open cholecystectomy because of acute xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis with adherent transeverse colon and omentum.
6% while xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis was seen in 1.