Presumptive case of sparganosis manifesting as a hepatic mass: A case report and literature review

@inproceedings{Jo2016PresumptiveCO,
  title={Presumptive case of sparganosis manifesting as a hepatic mass: A case report and literature review},
  author={Gyeong Deok Jo and Jae Young Lee and Sung Tae Hong and Jung Hoon Kim and Joon Koo Han},
  booktitle={World journal of radiology},
  year={2016}
}
A 60-year-old man was admitted due to rectosigmoid colon cancer, and a hepatic mass was incidentally found during the staging work-up. The mass appeared cystic with a thick wall and contained multiple bizarre cord-like structures on ultrasound, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. The differential diagnoses included organizing abscess/hematoma, foreign body granuloma and parasite infestation. Serologic study revealed anti-sparganum antibodies. Over 4-year follow-up, the patient… CONTINUE READING

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