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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 132-134

Cutaneous cysticercosis


Upgraded Department of Medicine, Osmania General Hospital, Osmania Medical College, Afzalgung, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Dr. Ravala Siddeswari
Upgraded Department of Medicine, Osmania General Hospital, Afzalgunz, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2249-4855.141134

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Cutaneous cysticercosis in human is an uncommon parasitic infection, mostly presents as asymptomatic subcutaneous nodules with prevalence of 12.9-38% in India. It may occur as an isolated feature or as part of the disseminated cysticercosis. Here with we report a 23 years female presenting with 6 months duration of seizures and subcutaneous nodules poorly responding to anti epileptics. Diagnosis of cutaneous cysticercosis was made by biopsy of subcutaneous nodules and patient responded to treatment.


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