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Xanthogranulomatous gastritis: association with xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis.
  1. M Guarino,
  2. D Reale,
  3. G Micoli,
  4. P Tricomi,
  5. E Cristofori
  1. Department of Anatomical Pathology, Civil Hospital, Treviglio, Italy.


    A case of xanthogranulomatous inflammation of the gastric wall is reported. The lesion was associated with adherent xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis and simulated, clinically, a malignant neoplasm. Histologically, foamy histiocytes, multi-nucleated giant cells, other inflammatory cells, fibrous reaction with spindle cells and cholesterol clefts were found.

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