Cysticercosis in tibialis anterior muscle

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

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Anterior - lateral leg pain - 10 days. No trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Female
Modality: Ultrasound

Case Discussion

A well-defined cystic lesion (24 x 9 x 9 mm) is seen in belly of tibialis anterior muscle.

Lesion shows central hyperechoic area (4 mm).

Increased perilesional vascularity is seen.
NO vascularity is seen in wall or central hyperechoic focus of the lesion.

Minimal fluid is seen abutting lower pole of lesion.

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Case Information

rID: 14106
Case created: 25th Jun 2011
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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