International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Surgery | India | Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022 | Rating: 4.1 / 10

A Rare Case Report on Isolated Cysticercosis of Arm

Dr. Parth Mehta | Dr. Archana Nema

Abstract: Cysticercosis refers to tissue infection after exposure to eggs of Taenia solium, the pork tapeworm. The disease is spread via the feco - oral route through contaminated food and water, and is primarily a food borne disease. The case report here describes a rare case of isolated cysticercosis infection of the arm. A 12 year oldmale came with complains of swelling of the left arm shoulder region, ultrasound revealed intramuscular cysticerocosis for which surgical excision was done. This is a rare case of cysticerosis infection of the arm without involving the any vital organs.

Keywords: Cysticercosis, Intramuscular, Swelling in arm

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022,

Pages: 1428 - 1430

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