Monday, October 24, 2011

Case of the Week 181

The following were incidental findings on seen on intestinal biopsies. Diagnosis? (CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE)
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MicrobeMan said...

Some of the eggs in the bottom photomicrograph appear to have bipolar plugs. To that end, I'll say Trichuris trichiura.

Anonymous said...

T. trichiura/whipworm. Good morphology of sections, eggs and relation to intestinal mucosa.

Anonymous said...

Trichinella. Has the patient been eating bear meat?