Fallopian tubes
Chronic salpingitis

Topic Completed: 1 March 2013

Revised: 18 December 2018

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PubMed Search: Chronic salpingitis [title]

Related topics: Acute salpingitis, foreign body salpingitis, granulomatous salpingitis, ligneous salpingitis, pseudoxanthomatous salpingitis, salpingitis specific causes, xanthogranulomatous salpingitis
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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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