Prostate
Granulomatous prostatitis
Allergic granulomatous prostatitis


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PubMed search: Allergic granulomatous prostatitis

Ali Amin, M.D.
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Cite this page: Amin A. Allergic granulomatous prostatitis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/prostateallergicgranprost.html. Accessed July 22nd, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Very rare
  • Reflects asthma or systemic allergic reaction
  • Often associated with serum eosinophilia, systemic granulomas
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Multiple small, necrobiotic granulomas surrounded by numerous eosinophils
  • Diffuse stromal eosinophils
Treatment
  • Steroids
Differential diagnosis
  • Post-TURP granulomas with eosinophils: absence of systemic manifestations, more irregular granulomas, eosinophils not diffuse
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