XANTHOGRANULOMATOUS CHOLECYSTITIS: A DIAGNOSTIC DILEMMA
Keywords:Acute cholecystitis, Gallbladder mass, Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis, Giant histiocytes
Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis is a rare histopathological finding and accounts for 1.3% to 5.2% of cases. It closely resembles gallbladder cancer because of its extensive inflammation and involvement of the surrounding organs. We are reporting a case where it presents as an extensive inflammatory mass mimicking gallbladder cancer.
Keywords: Acute cholecystitis, Gallbladder mass, Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis, Giant histiocytes
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