Small bowel (small intestine)
Infectious disorders

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

Revised: 27 October 2017, last major update August 2012

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

PubMed Search: Leishmaniasis small bowel

Cite this page: Gulwani, H. Leishmaniasis. website. Accessed October 17th, 2018.
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
(long arrows)
and protozoa
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