Small bowel (small intestine)
Infectious disorders

Topic Completed: 1 August 2012

Revised: 12 March 2019

Copyright: 2002-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Leishmaniasis small bowel

Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Cite this page: Gulwani H. Leishmaniasis. website. Accessed December 13th, 2019.
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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