Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts - nontumor
Infectious (nonviral) disorders

Topic Completed: 1 May 2012

Revised: 23 January 2019, last major update May 2012

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PubMed Search: Microsporidia[TIAB] liver

Komal Arora, M.D.
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Cite this page: Arora K. Microsporidia. website. Accessed April 6th, 2020.
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Large necrotic lesions with rings of macrophages, fibrosis and occasional lymphocytes and granulocytes
  • 2 micron oval, pink, slightly refractile bodies present in necrotic areas and surrounding cells
  • Focally associated with granulomatous reactions, occasionally found in hepatic sinusoidal cells
Positive stains
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