Xanthogranulomatous inflammation – MCQ

All are true about Xanthogranulomatous inflammation except?
A. Associated with tuberculosis
B. Foam cells are present
C. Yellow nodules are present
D. Multi-nucleated giant cells are present

Correct answer : A. Associated with tuberculosis

  • Xanthogranulomatous inflammation is a condition in which lipid laden macrophages (foam cells) are deposited in various parts of the body
  • The exact etiopathogenesis is not known
  • E.coli and proteus are implicated as etiological agents
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis is not considered as an etiological agent

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