Pathology of subcutaneous sparganosis: report of two cases.

Abstract

Two cases of subcutaneous sparganosis were discovered at the Taipei Institute of Pathology in early spring of 1992. They had been resected under the impression of lipomas of the chest and abdomen. Both lesions contained characteristic plerocercoid larva (sparganum) of Spirometra sp., presumably Spirometra mansoni. Characteristic tissue reactions included… (More)

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