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Every Monday I will post a new case. Please feel free to leave a comment or your thoughts regarding the diagnosis. Click on the images to enlarge. Enjoy!
The following cyst was found in a section of skeletal muscle and was submitted for hematoxylin and eosin stained-sections after formalin fixation and paraffin embedding.
Image 1 (top) - 100 times original magnification.
Image 2 (bottom) - 400 times original magnification.
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Name of disease caused by this parasite?
How is this organism acquired?