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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 80  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 137--140

Extensive disseminated cysticercosis


1 Department of Dermatology and Venereology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Pathology, Military Hospital, Lucknow Cantonment, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
3 Department of Radiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Sujay Khandpur
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 110 029
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0378-6323.129389

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Cysticercosis, especially neurocysticercosis, is a major public health problem in India. We report an unusual case of disseminated cysticercosis with extensive infiltration of the skin, central nervous system, skeletal muscles, eye, lung, and heart. A patient with extensive cutaneous cysticercosis must be thoroughly investigated for widespread internal organ involvement.






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