Pathologists have a peculiar penchant for naming various diseases after foods. These range from the tasty chocolate cysts of the ovaries to tantalizing nutmeg of the liver.
Anchovy Paste-Describes the appearance of the Amoebic parasitic infection of the liver. It forms an abscess with a characteristic gray pasty appearance, reminiscent of anchovy paste.
Chocolate Cysts of the Ovary-Endometriosis occurring within the ovary leads to progressive and blood clot formation.
Nutmeg Liver-Appearance of a liver with chronic passive congestion
Last Updated 11/11/2001
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