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Fallopian tubes
Salpingitis

Reviewer: Nicole Riddle, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Editor: Jamie Shutter, M.D.
Revised: 8 April 2014, last major update March 2013
Copyright: (c) 2003-2014, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

Subtypes: acute, chronic, foreign body, granulomatous, ligneous, pseudoxanthomatous, xanthogranulomatous
Specific causes: actinomyces, Enterobius vermicularis, fungi, schistosomiasis, tuberculous

Acute salpingitis
General
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Terminology
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Epidemiology
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Etiology
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Clinical features
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Case reports
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Treatment
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Gross description
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Gross images
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Tubo-ovarian abscess from Neisseria gonorrheae
Micro description
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Micro images
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Neisseria gonorrheae
H&E
Differential diagnosis
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Additional references
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Chronic salpingitis
Gross description
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Micro description
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Micro images
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Various images
Numerous plasma cells
Fused and slightly thickened plicae


Foreign body salpingitis
Etiology
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Gross description
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Micro description
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Granulomatous salpingitis
Etiology
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Micro images
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Intermediate magnification
High magnification


Ligneous salpingitis
General
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Micro description
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Pseudoxanthomatous salpingiosis
General
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Gross images
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Brown discoloration of mucosa
Micro description
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Micro images
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Cells with brown lipofuscin pigment expand tubal plicae
Figure 1
Figure 2


Xanthogranulomatous salpingitis
General
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Gross / micro images
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Various images
Micro description
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Differential diagnosis
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Specific causes
Actinomyces
General
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Gross description
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Micro description
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Micro images
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General actinomycete has same appearance as salpingitis


Enterobius vermicularis
General
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Case reports
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Gross description
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Micro description
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Micro images
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Cross section


Fungi
General
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Gross description
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Micro description
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Schistosomiasis
General
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Gross description
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Micro description
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Tuberculous salpingitis
General
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Gross images
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Tubercles and hemorrhagic areas on serosal surface
Micro description
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Micro images
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Various images
Numerous granulomas with giant cells
Differential diagnosis
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End of Fallopian tubes > Salpingitis


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