A 35 years old male farmer, presents with multiple discharging cervical sinuses. Which of the following stain will help in the diagnosis –

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A 35 years old male farmer, presents with multiple discharging cervical sinuses. Which of the following stain will help in the diagnosis –

[A]. Acid fast staining

[B]. Giemsa staining

[C]. Gram staining

[D]. PAS staining



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[A]. Acid fast staining

Explanation :-

  • The most probable diagnosis with multiple discharging sinuses in this scenario is Actinomyecetoma.
  • The stain used for diagnosis is – 1% modified acid fast stain, Kinyoun stain

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