Saturday, February 9, 2013

Case of the Week 245

The following were observed in the stool of a 50 year old male with hepatosplenomegaly from Egypt.  Identification? (CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE)


Anonymous said...

Obvoid ova with lateral spine: Schistosoma mansoni.

Florida fan

Anonymous said...

Schistosoma mansoni

Anonymous said...

Schistosoma too


Anonymous said...

S.egg in first slide has terminal spine resembling S.hematobium. However, the subsequent slides show eggs with lateral spine characteristic of S.mansoni. Coinfection with both species can be seen in Egypt. But I cant explain presence of S.hematobium eggs in feces (usually present in urine).

Anonymous said...

Favor schistosoma haematobium that took a wrong turn and ended up in intestine

CP from Vt