Solitary Intramuscular Cysticercosis-A Report of Two Cases

Sushma Nagsen Ramraje, Varsha Bhatia, Aarajita Goel


Cysticercosis , --  the infestation with the encysted larval stage of  Taenia solium, is  a major health problem in most countries of  Latin America,  Asia, and Africa. It involves mainly the central   nervous   system. Muscle involvement is also seen, although it usually remains asymptomatic. Solitary intramuscular cysticercosis, without involvement of central nervous system is a rare entity. We present   two cases of solitary intramuscular cysticercosis, without any systemic or neurologic manifestations.
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