Xanthogranulomatous funiculitis and orchiepididymitis: report of 2 cases with immunohistochemical study and literature review.

@article{Nistal2004XanthogranulomatousFA,
  title={Xanthogranulomatous funiculitis and orchiepididymitis: report of 2 cases with immunohistochemical study and literature review.},
  author={Manuel Nistal and Pilar Gonz{\'a}lez-Peramato and {\'A}lvaro Serrano and Javier Regadera},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={128 8},
  pages={911-4}
}
Two patients with xanthogranulomatous inflammation are described, one with involvement of the spermatic cord and the other with 1 testicle and epididymis affected. To our knowledge, only 12 cases of xanthogranulomatous orchiepididymitis have been reported previously, one of which also presented a xanthogranulomatous funiculitis. Clinically, our patients presented with spermatic cord enlargement (case 1) and chronic orchitis that did not respond to treatment with antibiotics (case 2… CONTINUE READING

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