Mass-forming Xanthogranulomatous Cholecystitis Masquerading as Gallbladder Cancer

  title={Mass-forming Xanthogranulomatous Cholecystitis Masquerading as Gallbladder Cancer},
  author={Anil kumar Agarwal and Raja Kalayarasan and Amit Javed and Puja Sakhuja},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
Mass-forming xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis (XGC), an uncommon inflammatory pathology of gallbladder (GB), masquerades as gallbladder cancer (GBC) and diagnosis is often a histological surprise. A retrospective analysis of prospectively collected database of patients with GB mass operated between August 2009 and September 2012 was conducted to determine clinical, radiological, and intraoperative findings that might aid in the preoperative diagnosis of mass-forming XGC and ascertain their… CONTINUE READING
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