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

  • Manjari Kishore Dept of Pathology, PGIMER, Dr RML Hospital, New Delhi(India)
  • Prajwala Gupta Dept of Pathology, PGIMER, Dr RML Hospital, New Delhi(India)
Keywords: Cysticercosis, FNAC, subcutaneous, Taenia solium


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


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