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Diffuse thickening of leptomeninges in leptomyxid amoeba infection (photomicrograph)

Diffuse thickening of leptomeninges with granulomatous inflammation and obliterative, necrotizing vasculitis; inflammation extends into brain parenchyma via Virchow-Robin spaces. The patient had a diagnosis of leptomyxid amoeba infection. (Used with permission: Griesemer et al 1994.)

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  • Meningitis