Published: 2020-01-24

Isolated myocysticercosis: rare presentation in quadriceps muscle

Ankit Bhardwaj, Sangeeta Sharma, Amit Arya, Suman Kushwaha, Monali Chaturvedi


Myocysticercosis is not a common disorder and in particular quadriceps muscle is rarer. We are reporting this rare case of myocysticercosis involving quadriceps muscle of right thigh with ultrasonographic demonstration of nodular scolex and associated edema with no neurological involvement.


Myocysticercosis, Cysticercosis, Quadriceps muscle, Taeniasis, Nodular scolex, Taenia solium

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