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CASE REPORT
Year : 2008  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 66-67

Disseminated cysticercus involving the vocal cords


1 EKO CT and MRI Scan Centre at Medical College and Hospitals, Campus, 88-College Street, Kolkata-700 073, India
2 Medical College and Hospitals, 88-College St. Kolkata-700 073, India
3 School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata, India

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M A Hashmi
EKO CT and MRI Scan Centre at Medical College and Hospitals, Campus, 88-College Street, Kolkata-700 073
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DOI: 10.4103/1755-6783.50688

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Cysticercosis is a larval form of human infection by taenia solium. It develops in subcutaneous tissues, muscles, visceras, and most importantly as brain and eye infections. In developing countries, it is the leading cause of fits. The involvement of vocal cords is a rare finding.


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