Xanthogranulomatous Oophritis masquerading as ovarian neoplasm: a case report

  • Syed Besina Department of pathology,SKIMS
  • Bashir Naheena Department of Pathology SKIMS
Keywords: Ovary, neoplasm, xanthogranulomatous, oophritis


Xanthogranulomatous inflammation is a special form of chronic inflammation that is destroying normal tissue of affected organs which are replaced by chronic inflammatory cell infiltrate admixed with foci or sheets of foam cells, fibroplasia, chronic inflammatory cell infiltrate and vascular proliferation. Only a few cases of xanthogranulomatous oophoritis have been reported.We report a case of 35 year old female who presented with lower abdominal pain and polymennorhea.A total hysterectomy with bilateral salpingoopherectomy was performed on the suspicion of an ovarian neoplasm.

Author Biographies

Syed Besina, Department of pathology,SKIMS


Bashir Naheena, Department of Pathology SKIMS

M.D., Senior Resident


How to Cite
Besina S, Naheena B. Xanthogranulomatous Oophritis masquerading as ovarian neoplasm: a case report. jms [Internet]. 2019Mar.29 [cited 2019Jun.25];22(1):71-4. Available from: http://jmsskims.org/index.php/jms/article/view/401
Case Reports