Histology Course S II 14 Department of Pathology, University of Zurich Histokurs

S II 14 chronic cholecystitis HE further information (German) on HiPaKu
  ICD-10: K81.1

40-year-old female. Adiposity. Recurrent right hypochondrial colicky pain. Gall stones in ultrasound.

- Extensive thickening of wall (normally, the gall bladder wall is 1 cm thick) due to fibrosis and oedema.
- Massive hyperaemia and oedema with numerous distended vessels and dense inflammatory infiltrates consisting of lymphocytes, plasma cells, xanthoma cells, and rather few neutrophilic granulocytes.