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Under a magnification of 500X, this photomicrograph of a liver tissue specimen revealed sign of a schistosomiasis infection, included a histopathologic finding known as pipe stem cirrhosis, which occurs when schistosomes infect the liver, known as hepatic schistosomiasis. The ensuing scarring brings about an entrapment of these parasites and their ova, in and around the hepatic portal circulatory vessels.
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Creation Date:1986
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