Volume : V, Issue : V, May - 2015

A rare case of disseminated cysticercosis

Dr. C. Sreenivasulu, Dr. K. Gouthami Sree, Dr. I. Chandrasekhar Reddy, Dr. Shaul Hammed

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 This is the report of a case of disseminated cysticercosis,with simultaneous involvement of the  ain,muscles and subcutaneous tissues.Such an extensive involvement of cysticercosis is extremely rare  and has been reported less frequently.A 40years old male presented with recurrent seizures,headache and multiple  subcutaneous nodules all over the body.Ultrasound examination of subcutaneous nodules showed cyst with scolex.ct  ain showed small multiple ring enhancing lesions with eccentric calcifications and perilesional edema.MRI showed  multiple cysts in different stages in the ain.A larval cyst was seen on microscopic examination of an excised nodule. Serological test for cysticercal antibodies was positive. 

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Dr.C.SREENIVASULU, Dr.k.Gouthami sree, Dr.I.CHANDRASEKHAR REDDY, Dr.SHAUL HAMMED A rare case of disseminated cysticercosis Indian Journal of Applied Research, Vol.5, Issue : 5 May 2015

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