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Granulomatous cholecystitis

Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 11 February 2013, last major update September 2012
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● Crohn’s disease, fungi, Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2008;51:175), parasites, primary biliary cirrhosis

Case reports

● 26 year old woman with abdominal and epigastric pain (Ann Saudi Med 2010;30:244)
● 33 year old woman with panperitonitis due to intestinal perforation and cholecystitis (World J Gastroenterol 2006;12:977)

Micro images


Differential diagnosis

Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis

End of Gallbladder > Cholecystitis > Granulomatous cholecystitis

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