Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Case Report Volume 6 Issue 12

Muscular Cysticercosis - Radiological Diagnosis

Gustavo Bunemer Citrangulo de Paula1, Márcio Luís Duarte2* and Daniel de Almeida Pires3

1MD, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas de Santos, Santos, São Paulo, Brazil.
2MD, Msc, PhD, Radiology Department, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas de Santos, Santos, São Paulo, Brazil
3MD, Orthopedics Department, Beneficência Portuguesa de Santos, Santos, São Paulo, Brazil.

*Corresponding Author: Márcio Luís Duarte, MD, Msc, PhD, Radiology Department, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas de Santos, Santos, São Paulo, Brazil.

Received: September 12, 2022; Published: November 10, 2022


Cysticercosis is an infectious disease caused by ingesting the eggs of the tapeworm. The central nervous system is the most important primary site of infection, and the disease can present with solitary or multiple space-occupying lesions. It is known that muscular cysticercosis is not common, and further studies should be carried out to recognize and diagnose this parasite. Treatment can be clinical or surgical depending on each case. The muscular form has been a casual finding in radiological exams, demonstrating specific characteristics.

The authors report a case with a diagnosis of muscular cysticercosis diagnosed in imaging tests, such as x-ray and CT scan.

Keywords: Radiography; Cysticercosis; Muscular Diseases


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Citation: Márcio Luís Duarte., et al. “The Neonates' Body Length and Body Weight in Two Different Periods of Time”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 6.12 (2022): 21-23.


Copyright: © 2022 Márcio Luís Duarte., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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