Cysticercosis in Anterior Abdominal Wall: A rare case report
Keywords:cysticercosis, Taenia solium, high resolution ultrasonography
Cysticercosis, caused by Taenia solium larva is a major public health problem especially in developing world. In this unusual form of infection man becomes the intermediate host. The encysted larval stage commonly infests brain, but muscles and subcutaneous tissues are also often affected. High resolution ultrasonography is diagnostic for subcutaneous or intramuscular cysticercosis.Here we present a rare case of anterior abdominal wall cysticercosis.
Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science Vol. 11 No. 03 July12
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