Case #192 – November, 2006

A request for confirmation of an identification was submitted to DPDx Telediagnosis Assistance. Figures A and B were captured from a hematoxylin and eosin (H & E) stained histological section of a liver abscess found during an autopsy. The patient had a travel history to Sri Lanka. What is your diagnosis? Based on what criteria?

Figure A

Figure B

This case was kindly contributed by the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory.

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