Cysticercosis in Anterior Abdominal Wall: A rare case report

Authors

  • Banasree C Roy RMO cum Clinical Tutor, Department of Pediatric Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Pediatric Sciences, Kolkata 70054, West Bengal
  • Gobinda Mondal RMO cum Clinical Tutor, Department of Pediatric Medicine, Burdwan Medical College, Burdwan, West Bengal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjms.v11i3.11733

Keywords:

cysticercosis, Taenia solium, high resolution ultrasonography

Abstract

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.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bjms.v11i3.11733

Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science Vol. 11 No. 03 July12

 

 

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Published

2012-09-01

How to Cite

Roy, B. C., & Mondal, G. (2012). Cysticercosis in Anterior Abdominal Wall: A rare case report. Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science, 11(3), 221–222. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjms.v11i3.11733

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Case Reports