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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 56-58

Case of lingual cysticercosis and review of literature


1 Department of ENT, Sri Aurobindo Institute of Medical Sciences, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
2 Department of Pathology, Sri Aurobindo Institute of Medical Sciences, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
3 Department of ENT, People's Medical College, Bhopal, India

Correspondence Address:
Arvind Kinger
Department of ENT, Sri Aurobindo Institute of Medical Sciences, Indore, Madhya Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-2727.98678

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A 30-year-old female presented with a painless solitary swelling at right lateral border of tongue of 2-month duration. Fine-needle aspiration cytology was nonconclusive. Excision biopsy was done. Histopathology revealed cysticercosis cellulosae and parasite visualized in the slide with tongue muscles. Lingual cysticercosis is rare and therefore its literature is reviewed and discussed.


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