Multiple Fractures in a Patient with Disseminated Cysticercosis-Orthopaedic ImplicationsCorrespondence Address :
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.
Muscle, Neurocysticercosis, Open fractures, Skeletal/Parasitology, Taenia solium
Shyamasunder N Bhat, Nishanth Ampar, CJ Joseph, Brij Mohan Kumar Singh. MULTIPLE FRACTURES IN A PATIENT WITH DISSEMINATED CYSTICERCOSIS-ORTHOPAEDIC IMPLICATIONS. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2018 March [cited: 2018 Mar 21 ]; 12:RD01-RD03. Available from
Date of Submission: Jan 01, 2018
Date of Peer Review: Jan 27, 2018
Date of Acceptance: Feb 14, 2018
Date of Publishing: Mar 01, 2018
FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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