Tiny Creature in Oral Cavity: A Case ReportCorrespondence Address :
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.
Cysticercosis, Orofacial region, Tapeworm larva, Tongue
Cheena Singh, M Parvathi Devi, Kamal Sagar. TINY CREATURE IN ORAL CAVITY: A CASE REPORT. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 September [cited: 2018 Jan 18 ]; 11:ZD04-ZD05. Available from
Date of Submission: Feb 24, 2017
Date of Peer Review: Mar 06, 2017
Date of Acceptance: Jun 20, 2017
Date of Publishing: Sep 01, 2017
FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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