Xanthogranulomatous inflammation presenting as a submucosal mass of the sigmoid colon.

@article{Oh2005XanthogranulomatousIP,
  title={Xanthogranulomatous inflammation presenting as a submucosal mass of the sigmoid colon.},
  author={Young-Ha Oh and Sang Seokg Seong and K. J. Jang and Yong Woo Chung and Chang Hee Paik and Yong Wook Park and Dong - Soo Han},
  journal={Pathology international},
  year={2005},
  volume={55 7},
  pages={440-4}
}
Xanthogranulomatous inflammation (XGI) is a well-recognized disease process in the kidney and gallbladder. However, involvement of the colon is extremely rare. On the other hand, it is important to recognize that clinically and radiologically, XGI could be misinterpreted as an infiltrative cancer. Recently the authors encountered a 38-year-old woman who presented with a submucosal mass-like lesion in the sigmoid colon. Radiological imaging had also suggested a possibility of sigmoid colon… CONTINUE READING

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