Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Case of the Week 638

This week's case was generously donated from Drs. Cynthia Magro and Lars Westblade. The following object was identified in an hematoxylin and eosin stained tissue section of toenail in a patient with onychomycosis. Identification?


Old One said...

Looks like plant material. Possibly a seed showing embryo and endosperm. Point of interest, Foxtail grass seeds are known to commonly penetrate tissue of dogs to become foreign bodies.

Sir Galahad said...

Vegetali: Endosperma + embrione