Gastrointestinal (not liver)

Topic Completed: 17 June 2019

Revised: 30 September 2019

Copyright: 2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Macracanthorhynchus

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Macracanthorhynchus. website. Accessed December 10th, 2019.
Definition / general
Clinical features
Gross description
Gross images

Contributed by Bobbi Pritt, M.D.

15 cm long Macracanthorhynchus worm with pseudosegmented body and retracted proboscis

Microscopic (histologic) description
Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Bobbi Pritt, M.D. and Emily Fernholz

Macracanthorhynchus eggs

Contributed by Bobbi Pritt, M.D.

Histologic sections of anterior end of Macracanthorhynchus worm


Macracanthorhynchus egg

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