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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 574-576

Cysticercosis cellulosae cutis: A forgotten entity


Department of Dermatology, Dr Pinnamaneni Sidhartha Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Foundation, Chinaoutapali, Andhra Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Kanagala Chowdary Neethu
HIG-125, VUDA Colony, Vinayak Nagar, Visakhapatnam - 530 044, Andhra Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/idoj.IDOJ_469_18

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Cysticercosis cellulosa cutis is caused by larval stage of Taenia solium. It most commonly affects central nervous system, muscle, and subcutaneous tissue. Here, we report a case of 70-year-old female who was misdiagnosed on ultrasound as abscess and was treated with no improvement. Later, she was diagnosed on FNAC as cutaneous cysticercosis. Hence, we report this case because of its uncommon clinical presentation and diagnostic difficulty.


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