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Practical Pathology 6

Practical Pathology 6

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MODULE 18 – GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT (PATHOLOGY

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PRACTICAL PATHOLOGY 6 : BILHARZIASIS

A)Jars:Organ: Part of the large intestine Desription:  The mucosal shows multiple polypi of variable sizes and shapes  Some polypi are o Pedunculated o Sessile o Simple o Branched  The intervening mucosa shows o Dirty grayish yellow gritty areas of sandy patches o Small superficial ulcers of moth eaten appearance. Diagnosis: Bilharzial colitis.

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MODULE 18 – GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT (PATHOLOGY)

Organ: Part of the large intestine Description:  The wall of the pelvic colon and the rectum shows marked thickening excessive formation of white fibrous tissue.  The mucosa shows multiple polypi o Of different size and shape o Some are sessile, others are stalked  The mucosa in between the polypi shows o Dirty yellowish-gray areas of sandy patches o Few superficial ulcerations of moth eaten appearance Diagnosis: bilharzial mass

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MODULE 18 – GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT (PATHOLOGY)

Organ: spleen Description:     A hugely enlarged spleen. The enlargement is uniform, retaining its shape The spleen is firm in consistency, deep red in colour The capsule is thickened and grayish white due to fibrosis Patchy perisplenitis occur over areas of subcapsular haemorrhage and heals by fibrosis forming slightly raised white pathes.

Diagnosis: Bilharzial splenomegaly.

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MODULE 18 – GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT (PATHOLOGY)

B) Slides :Bilharzial granulomatous inflammatory reaction Section revealed:  Several deposited both fresh and calcified bilharzial ova with surrounding granulomatous inflammatory reaction formed of epitheloid cells, lymphocytes and multinucleated giant cells mostly of the foreign body type.  Eosinophils are characteristically numerous.  Lamellar fibrosis is seen surrounding the old bilharzial lesion.

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MODULE 18 – GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT (PATHOLOGY)

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MODULE 18 – GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT (PATHOLOGY)

Bilharzial polypi, colon A polypoidal place of tissue showing.  A polypoidal piece of tissue coverd by intacgt colonic mucosal lining.  The lamina propria and submucosa show several deposited both fresh and calcified bilharzial ova.  The ova are surrounded by granulomatous inflammatory reaction formed of epithelioid cells, lymphocytes, multinucleated giant cell mostly of the foreign body type and numerous eosinophils.

©ACE 2013/14

MODULE 18 – GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT (PATHOLOGY)

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