Fallopian tubes
Chronic salpingitis

Topic Completed: 1 March 2013

Revised: 13 December 2019

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PubMed Search: Chronic salpingitis [title]

Nicole Riddle, M.D.
Jamie Shutter, M.D.
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Cite this page: Riddle N, Shutter J. Chronic salpingitis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/fallopiantubeschronicsalpingitis. Accessed February 21st, 2020.
Gross description
  • Enlarged distorted tube adherent to ovary
  • May be associated with hydrosalpinx or pyosalpinx that transforms to tubalovarian cyst
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Blunted, shortened, fibrotic plica contain chronic inflammatory cells
  • Fused plica may produce a pseudoglandular pattern (chronic follicular salpingitis) that resembles malignancy
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Fused and slightly thickened plicae

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