Cervical xanthogranuloma in a case of postmenopausal pyometr
Xanthogranulomatous inflammation is an uncommon form of chronic inflammation that is histopathologically characterized by a marked proliferative fibrosis, parenchymal destruction, and infiltration of foamy histiocytes intermixed with hemosiderin laden macrophages and foreign body giant cells. It has been reported in multiple organs, most commonly in the kidney, gall bladder, salivary glands and bones and less commonly in the female genital tract. In genital organ it mostly affects the endometrium, but involvement of the fallopian tube, ovary, cervix and vagina may also rarely occur. Narayan et al. in 2008 has reported the first case of xanthogranuloma of cervix.

Case Report
A 60-year-old P4L4 postmenopausal woman presented with chief complaints of foul smelling discharge per vaginum with low grade fever on and off since 1 year after that she had high grade fever since 1.5 months. She had menopause at 50 years and had never taken hormone replacement therapy. There was strong family history of tuberculosis in her close relatives....

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