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Xanthogranulomatous salpingitis: report of three cases and comparison with a case of pseudoxanthomatous salpingitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19205448     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Xanthogranulomatous inflammation, an uncommon form of chronic inflammation, has been described in several organs including those of the female genital tract. A rare condition described as pseudoxanthomatous salpingitis or pseudoxanthomatous salpingiosis, which is often associated with endometriosis, has been distinguished from xanthogranulomatous inflammation of the fallopian tube based on its histological features. In the present report three cases of xanthogranulomatous salpingitis and one case of pseudoxanthomatous salpingitis are presented and their clinical, pathological and histochemical features are compared.
E Kostopoulou; A Daponte; A Kallitsaris; R Papamichali; G Kalodimos; I E Messinis; G Koukoulis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical and experimental obstetrics & gynecology     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0390-6663     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  2008  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-02-11     Completed Date:  2009-04-14     Revised Date:  2010-01-27    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7802110     Medline TA:  Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  291-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pathology, University Hospital of Larissa, Medical School of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece.
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MeSH Terms
Abdominal Pain
Diagnosis, Differential
Endometriosis / diagnosis*,  pathology
Granuloma / diagnosis*,  pathology
Middle Aged
Ovarian Diseases / diagnosis*,  pathology
Salpingitis / diagnosis*,  pathology
Xanthomatosis / diagnosis*,  pathology
Comment In:
Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol. 2009;36(4):271   [PMID:  20101867 ]

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