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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109

Volume 15, Issue 3, July 2015 pp 432-435

Research Article

Unusual presentations of cysticercosis

G Vijayalakshmi1, P Rajeshwari2, D Sathyabama3

1,2,3Professor, Department of Pathology, IRT Perundurai Medical College, Erode Coimbatore Road, Perundurai-638053, Tamil Nadu, INDIA.

The objective of this study is the different and unusual presentations of cysticercosis. 2 cases of cystiercois were diagnosed over a period of 1 year between 2014 and 2015. One case is presented as tongue nodule and another case presented as cervical lymphadenitis. Fnac shows Epitheloid cells, giant cells, inflammatory cells. HPE section studied diagnosed as cysticercosis. Cysticercosis should be considered as one of the differential diagnosis in nodular swellings in any region of body.