Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis: A report of sixteen cases Ksantogranulomatoz kolesistit: On alti olgunun sunumu

Caglikulekci M., Atalay F., Bayramoglu E., Gundogdu H., Aydog G.

Turkish Journal of Gastroenterology, vol.8, no.3, pp.346-349, 1997 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Journal Name: Turkish Journal of Gastroenterology
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.346-349
  • Keywords: Chronic cholecystitis, Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis
  • Yozgat Bozok University Affiliated: Yes


Sixteen xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis cases who were followed at Gastrointestinal Surgery Unit of Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Hospital between the years of 1990 March-1996 March were included in the study. The age of the patients varied between 34 and 67 with an average of 51. Ten patients were male and 6 were female. Twelve patients suffered from acute cholecystitis. In three patients xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis coexisted with gallbladder carcinome.