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

Author: Komal Arora, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 14 November 2017, last major update May 2012

Copyright: (c) 2002-2017,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Microsporidia[TIAB] liver

Cite this page: Arora, K. Microsporidia. website. Accessed March 21st, 2018.
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