Breast sparganosis and incidentally detected subcutaneous and intramuscular sparganosis at several sites: case report and literature review


Sparganosis is an infestation caused by a tapeworm belonging to the genus Spirometra. We describe a surgically confirmed case of sparganosis in several organs including the breast, both lower extremities, anterior chest wall, inguinal area, and the psoas and gluteus muscles. Mammography, ultrasonography, and MRI imaging findings for our patient were… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11604-015-0405-6


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