Small bowel (small intestine)
Infectious disorders
Leishmaniasis

Author: Hanni Gulwani, M.D.(see Authors page)

Revised: 27 October 2017, last major update August 2012

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PubMed Search: Leishmaniasis small bowel

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Definition / general
  • Intracellular protozoa that infects macrophages and may disseminate throughout reticuloendothelial system
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Foamy macrophages packed with microorganisms

Electron microscopy images

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Intracellular bacilli
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and protozoa
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