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Schistosomiasis due to Schistosoma haematobium: histopathology of the vulva This is a low power view of the vulva which shows the surface epithelium to the top left. H&E stain. A pair of adult Schistosoma haematobium lie in a mid-dermis vein (centre), and eggs laid by the female worm can be seen beneath the epithelium. The surrounding tissues are inflamed.


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