Minor Lagochilascaris otomastoiditis in a child: case report

  title={Minor Lagochilascaris otomastoiditis in a child: case report},
  author={V. D. C. Guimar{\~a}es and A. P. Barbosa and Leandro Azevedo de Camargo and Paulo H. Siqueira and Jaime Cust{\'o}dio da Silva Filho and Victor Labres da Silva Castro and M. Barbosa and D. Campos},
  • V. D. C. Guimarães, A. P. Barbosa, +5 authors D. Campos
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • INTRODUCTION: The lagochilascariosis is an emerging zoonosis determined by the presence of helminth Lagochilascaris minor in human tissues. Infection occurs through ingestion of larvae encysted in the subcutaneous tissue, muscles and viscera of wild animals consumed by man so raw or undercooked. The disease is rare, insidious, chronic condition, characterized by the appearance of lesions, especially in the neck, mastoid, ear, nose and oropharynx. A serious, sometimes fatal, depend on the… CONTINUE READING
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