Histopathology Art - Tungiasis

Dr Sampurna Roy MD


Tungiasis is a parasitic disease of the skin caused by female sand flea (also called jigger flea) Tunga penetrans.


The following are sections of the parasite together with exoskeleton, internal parts and ova. 

Hematoxylin  and eosin stained section of the parasite has been transformed to artwork with the help of "Prisma App".


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Tungiasis



Tungiasis


For more information on the disease, visit: Pathology of Tungiasis - 10 important Facts

     


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