Monday, February 21, 2011

Case of the Week 150

A 50 year old male from South America died suddenly and an autopsy was performed. show are hematoxylin and eosin stained tissue sections of myocardium (heart muscle). Diagnosis?
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4 comments:

Josh said...

T.Cruzi. JH, VT

Alasdair Hill said...

Yep I'll agree T cruzi amasatagotes; the aetiological agent of Chagas Disease.

Anonymous said...

T. cruzi also. BW in Vt

Anonymous said...

T. cruzi amastigotes.