Journal of Korean Society of Ultrasound in Medicine 2009;28(1): 51-54.
Sonographic Appearance of a Solitary Intramuscular Cysticercosis: A Case Report.
Ju Hee Moon, Seung Ho Joo, Joo Eun Shim, Yee Jeong Kim, Hyun Cheol Oh, Tae Hwan Kim
1Department of Diagnostic Radiology, NHIC Ilsan Hospital, Kyounggi-do, Korea. chonane@medigate.net
2Department of Diagnostic Pathology, NHIC Ilsan Hospital, Kyounggi-do, Korea.
3Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NHIC Ilsan Hospital, Kyounggi-do, Korea.
  Published online: March 1, 2009.
ABSTRACT
The development of antiparasitic drugs and public health strategies has reduced the prevalence of cysticercosis in South Korea. In contrast, the disease is still endemic in Southeast Asia. The influx of immigrants from endemic areas has been on the increase. We report the sonographic and pathological findings of cysticercosis that presented as an intramuscular solitary mass in a 27-year-old Philippine woman.
Keywords: Cysticercosis; Ultrasound; Cyst
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