Case of the Week 562
This week's case was generously donated by Dr. David Hernandez Gonzalo. The patient is a middle-aged male who presented with abdominal discomfort and nausea. An endoscopy was performed which revealed the following object in the gastric antrum. What's the identification?
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The worm was sent to pathology and was sectioned, revealing the following (H&E):
Likely anisakid, given the gross and microscopic appearance and position in the body.