Multiple Fractures in a Patient with Disseminated Cysticercosis-Orthopaedic Implications RD01-RD03
Dr. Nishanth Ampar,
Pragathi, 12-2-61, Convent Road, Brahmagiri Junction, Udupi-576101, Karnataka, India.
Cysticercosis is a parasitic infection caused by the larval form of pork tapeworm, Taenia solium. Disseminated cysticercosis is an unusual manifestation of cysticercosis which has been reported in endemic areas. Only a few cases of disseminated cysticercosis have been reported worldwide, to date in literature. Herein, we present an incidental finding of disseminated cysticercosis in a middle-aged male who had presented to us with multiple fractures following a road traffic accident.