Cysticercosis of the neck - A report of unusual case

Authors

  • Danai Tanechpongtamb

Keywords:

cysticercosis, neck mass

Abstract

Cysticerosis in humans is caused by the larvae of the tapeworm Taenia solium, which is normally found in the subcutaneous tissue, brain and eyes. In this report, the rare case of cysticercosis of neck is demonstrated. The diagnosis was performed based on the gross and microscopic examination which T. solium larvae are found.

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Case Report/Series (รายงานผู้ป่วย)