A case of breast sparganosis.

  title={A case of breast sparganosis.},
  author={Seobo Sim and J L You and In-Yong Lee and Kyung-Il Im and T. -S. Yong},
  journal={The Korean journal of parasitology},
  volume={40 4},
A 29-year-old Korean woman visited the Department of Surgery in MizMedi Hospital with a palpable itching mass on the right breast that had existed for the past 7 months. She had no history to eat either frogs or snakes, but had the history of drinking impure water. Sonography revealed a serpiginous hypoechoic tubular structure associated with partial fat necrosis in breast parenchymal layer and subcutaneous fat layer. It also revealed oval cystic lesions. At operation, an ivory white opaque… CONTINUE READING