Table of ContentsDefinition / general | Etiology | Microscopic (histologic) description | Microscopic (histologic) images | Differential diagnosis
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Definition / general
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Palisading histiocytes or giant cells surrounding central necrosis (resembling rheumatoid nodules) or foreign body type granuloma
- Lesions heal by fibrous scarring
- Granulomatous cystitis: terms may overlap; often refers to patients with infectious etiology and no distinct mass