An Uncommon Presentation Of Cysticercosis Diagnosed On Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology With Brief Review Of Literature

Manjari Kishore, Prajwala Gupta


Cysticercosis in human is caused by infection with the larval stage of Taenia solium. Oro-facial involvement of cysticercosis is not commonly reported. We present an uncommon case of subcutaneous cysticercosis diagnosed on fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) presenting as a solitary facial nodule in a young male. 

DOI: 10.21276/APALM.1623


Cysticercosis, FNAC, subcutaneous, Taenia solium

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