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Solitary cysticercosis in the intermuscular area of the thigh: a rare and unusual pseudotumor with characteristic imaging findings.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15772549     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 33-year-old woman with cysticercosis presenting as a solitary tumor between the adductor muscle groups of the thigh is reported. Although such solitary soft tissue cysticercosis is rare and there are no sporadic reports in the literature with an intermuscular presentation, the typical appearance of the larvae within the mass made the diagnosis in this case easier compared with other cases of solitary soft tissue cysticercosis reported in the literature.
Authors:
F Bilge Ergen; Baris Turkbey; Ulku Kerimoglu; Kerem Karaman; Kaya Yorganc; Arzu Saglam
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of computer assisted tomography     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0363-8715     ISO Abbreviation:  J Comput Assist Tomogr     Publication Date:    2005 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-03-17     Completed Date:  2005-04-29     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7703942     Medline TA:  J Comput Assist Tomogr     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  260-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey. bergen@delta-eur.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Cysticercosis / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Granuloma, Plasma Cell / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
Muscle, Skeletal / pathology*,  surgery
Soft Tissue Neoplasms / diagnosis,  pathology,  surgery
Taenia solium*
Thigh*
Ultrasonography, Doppler*

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