Histology Course S XI 4 Department of Pathology, University of Zurich Histokurs

S XI 4 chronic salpingitis  HE  
  ICD-10: N70.1
 
 


25-year-old female. Lower abdominal pain for several days. Development of peritonitis. Emergency admission with the diagnosis of acute appendicitis.

- Stretched out, ulcerated tubal folds. Lumen filled with pus.
- Oedema and cellular infiltrate of the mucosa and wall structures (neutrophils, eosinophils, lymphocytes, plasma cells, histiocytes, fibroblasts)
- Peritoneum covered by fibrin and neutrophils.
- This infection is caused by e. coli.