cholecystitis is a rare form of cholecystitis.
it is characterized by a dense, transmural leukocyte infiltrate
composed of more than 90% eosinophils.
Diagram showing dense inflammatory
infiltrate composd of mainly eosinophils.
remains obscure, although it had been associated with hypereosinophilic syndromes, eosinophilic gastroenteritis,
cholelithiasis, and acalculous cholecystitis.
When there is an excess of eosinophils, one
should be aware of worms, antibiotic therapy, allergy or eosinophilic
granulomatous arteritis such as Churg-Strauss syndrome.