Intestinal microsporidiosis in a Chilean patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).

@article{Odd1993IntestinalMI,
  title={Intestinal microsporidiosis in a Chilean patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).},
  author={David Odd{\'o} and Rodrigo Chuaqui and E. Blum Hoffmann and Mirna Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Pathology, research and practice},
  year={1993},
  volume={189 2},
  pages={209-13; discussion 213-6}
}
A 24-year-old male patient with AIDS diagnosed in 1989, and with several episodes of pneumocystosis, was admitted because of a chronic diarrheic syndrome and severe epigastric pain. Endoscopy showed a granular duodenal mucosa. Light microscopy showed a moderate villous atrophy with round-cell inflammatory infiltration of the chorion. Giemsa, Ziehl-Neelsen… CONTINUE READING