Subcutaneous cysticercosis.

  • P D Wortman
  • Published 1991 in Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology


A case of subcutaneous cysticercosis is presented, and 35 other cases from the literature are reviewed. Patients usually have multiple subcutaneous nodules that are firm, mobile, and sometimes painful, occurring mainly on the trunk and extremities. Diagnosis is made by biopsy; however, radiologic and immunologic studies can be helpful in the diagnosis and… (More)


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@article{Wortman1991SubcutaneousC, title={Subcutaneous cysticercosis.}, author={P D Wortman}, journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology}, year={1991}, volume={25 2 Pt 2}, pages={409-14} }