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Plasmodium falciparum malaria: liver

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Pathology of the liver This transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of the liver from a patient with falciparum malaria shows a macrophage which contains haemozoin. Numerous dark granules of lysosomes contain this breakdown product.

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