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Under a magnification of 675X, this photomicrograph revealed the presence of parasitic Entamoeba histolytica organisms within this ameboma tissue sample. An ameboma, also known as an amoebic granuloma, is a possible complication of an amoebic infection, whereupon, a granuloma is formed around the pathogen usually in the wall of the cecum and ascending colon.
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