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Case prepared by: Jennifer Scudiere MD
GI Pathology Fellow
Attending: Robert Anders MD PhD
  Case 49
Clinical History: The patient is a 36-year-old man who undergoes an upper endoscopy as part of an evaluation of pancreatitis. The endoscopist reports gastritis. Seen below are histologic sections of the stomach. What is the luminal material seen in the images?
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Choose the correct diagnosis:
  a. Bacteria
  b. Fungus
  c. Laboratory stain contaminant
  d. Parasite
  e. Plant material from ingested food

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