Cysticercosis - anterior abdominal wall
Left lower anterior abdominal wall pain and swelling. No history of trauma. Short duration history of few days.
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At site of swelling pointed by patient (left iliac fossa), there is an irregular shaped collection involving anterior abdominal wall muscles. It involves deeper fibres of external oblique, full thickness of internal oblique, superificial - mid fibres of transversus abdominis.
Center of the lesion shows an anechoic cystic lesion with a calcification focus. Rest of the collection shows low level echoes. Local hypervascularity is noted.
Approximate size - 35 x 30 x 30 mm
No obvious intraperitoneal extension is noted.
Incision and drainage was done. Histopathology - Cysticercosis.