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Granulomatous prostatitis

Allergic granulomatous prostatitis

Reviewers: Ali Amin, M.D., (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 5 January 2012, last major update January 2012
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● Very rare
● Reflects asthma or systemic allergic reaction
● Often associated with serum eosinophilia, systemic granulomas

Micro description

● Multiple small, necrobiotic granulomas surrounded by numerous eosinophils
● Diffuse stromal eosinophils


● Steroids

Differential diagnosis

● Post-TURP granulomas with eosinophils: absence of systemic manifestations, more irregular granulomas, eosinophils not diffuse

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