Back to Homepage

Case 148

Hematopathology Case

 

CLINICAL INFORMATION

  A 37 years old African-American male was at the end stage of AIDS with a CD4 cell count of 7 and a HIV viral load of 2860. He presented with small intestine obstruction and right para-midline herniation containing multiple loops of ascending and transverse colon. Multiple mesenteric lymphadenopathy was noted with the largest one 2.0 cm. He died 16 days after the admission.
     
 
 

Touch prep. HE, 40

Touch prep. HE, 40

 
 

Mesenteric lymph node. HE, 10

Mesenteric lymph node. HE, 20

 
 

Mesenteric lymph node. HE, 40

Mesenteric lymph node. HE, 40

 
 

Mesenteric lymph node. HE, 40

Colon. HE, 20

   
 

Colon. HE, 20

 
     
 

Click here for diagnosis and case discussion.

 

Source: Department of Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Photo: Zenggang Pan

Discussion: Zenggang Pan