Table of ContentsDefinition / general | Case reports | Microscopic (histologic) description | Microscopic (histologic) images
Cite this page: Pernick, N. Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/hearttumornecrobioticxanthogranuloma.html. Accessed May 23rd, 2018.
Definition / general
- Associated with similar lesions in lung and skin; also leukopenia, paraproteinemia and complement deficiencies; also nodular transformation of liver (Pathology 1985;17:533)
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Amorphous necrotic tissue, foamy macrophages / giant cells with vacuoles and inclusions, lymphocytes