Human subcutaneous Taenia solium cysticercosis in an Andean population with neurocysticercosis.

@article{Cruz1994HumanST,
  title={Human subcutaneous Taenia solium cysticercosis in an Andean population with neurocysticercosis.},
  author={Isabel Cruz and Maria Eduarda Cruz and Wilson Ter{\'a}n and Peter Mullineaux Schantz and Victor Ngai-Fung Tsang and Michele Barry},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={1994},
  volume={51 4},
  pages={405-7}
}
Subcutaneous involvement by the larval stages of the pork tapeworm Taenia solium in patients suffering from neurocysticercosis (neurocysticercosis) is well-described. It has been a clinical but undocumented impression that subcutaneous nodules are less common in cases of neurocysticercosis in Latin American than in Africa or Asia. We report on the absence of subcutaneous nodules found in a screened population of 2,891 residents of an Andean village in Ecuador with a prevalence rate for… CONTINUE READING

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