Subcutaneous Cysticercosis

Sharon Raimer, John E. Wolf

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Abstract

Subcutaneous cysticercosis occurred in a 34-year-old man who had multiple asymptomatic subcutaneous nodules. Surgical excision of one lesion revealed a cystic structure with a fibrous capsule that embraced a pork tapeworm larva (Cysticercus cellulosae). Such esoteric afflictions as cysticercosis may be seen with increasing frequency in an age of accelerated international travel.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)107-108
Number of pages2
JournalArchives of dermatology
Volume114
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1978

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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