Musculoskeletal cysticercosis

Case contributed by Dr Abraão Kupske


No significant history.

Patient Data

Age: 53
Gender: Female

Small elongated calcifications in the skeletal muscles parallel to the muscle fibres, similar to rice-grain, on skeletal muscles, characteristics of cysticerci.

Case Discussion

Diagnosed as cysticercosis based on characteristic x-ray findings.

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Case information

rID: 43446
Case created: 10th Mar 2016
Last edited: 11th Mar 2016
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