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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 210-211

Solitary cysticercosis affecting deltoid muscle: A rare entity


1 Department of Microbiology, Vardhaman Mahavir Medical College, Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
3 Department of Pathology, Vardhaman Mahavir Medical College, Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Sarita Mohapatra
Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 110 029
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1755-6783.159834

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Cysticercosis is a common parasitic infection in developing countries involving the central nervous system (CNS), eye, skeletal muscle, and subcutaneous tissue. Solitary intramuscular cysticercosis without CNS involvement is a rare entity. Here, we present a case of solitary cysticercosis involving a rare muscular site without any neurologic or systemic manifestation.


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