Cysticercotic Cyst Involving the Pleura: An Unusual Case of an Abnormal Chest Roentgenogram

Frank Mayo, Horst Baier

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Abstract

We describe a case of human cysticercosis appearing as an abnormal chest roentgenogram. The patient had a long history of ingestion of undercooked pork. The diagnosis was entertained only after surgical resection, but the history obtained from this patient gave an important clue toward a parasitic infestation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)115-116
Number of pages2
JournalArchives of internal medicine
Volume139
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1979

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine

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