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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 59-61

Cysticercosis masquerading as tuberculous lymphadenitis in supraclavicular region


1 Department of Pathology, ESI Hospital, Delhi, India
2 Department of Pathology, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India

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DOI: 10.4103/tp.TP_22_18

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Cysticercosis is a parasitic infestation caused by the larvae of the tapeworm Taenia solium. In humans, cysticercosis spreads through fecal–oral route by ingesting food contaminated with eggs of pork tapeworm. The most frequent sites affected are central nervous system, eye, subcutaneous tissue, and skeletal muscle. We report a case of cysticercosis presenting as left supraclavicular swelling which is a rare site, diagnosed on fine-needle aspiration.


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