Cite this page: Riddle, N. Foreign body salpingitis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/fallopiantubesforeignbody.html. Accessed December 15th, 2017.
- Due to lubricant jelly, mineral oil, radiographic contrast media, starch, talc; rarely typhlitis (J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2001;23:253)
- Note: lipoid granulomas may also occur with gonococcal or TB salpingitis
- Yellow or chocolate brown resembling endometriosis
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Foamy histiocytes (if due to lipid), foreign body giant cell reaction extending to serosa