Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2017 | Month : September | Volume : 11 | Issue : 9 | Page : ZD04 - ZD05

Tiny Creature in Oral Cavity: A Case Report ZD04-ZD05

Cheena Singh, M Parvathi Devi, Kamal Sagar

Dr. Cheena Singh,
Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences,
Rohtak-124001, Haryana, India.

Oral cavity is nidus of much pathology. Some may arise due to altered eating habits such as meat, uncooked food etc. The parasitic infections arising from ingesting uncooked pork (larva of pork tapeworm) called as cysticercosis and being undiagnosed lead to “diagnostic dilemma”. Herein we report a case of cysticercosis involving the right dorsum of tongue along with review of literature.