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Journal of Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology


Masseter Cysticercosis: A Rare Presentation


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Author Details : Deepshikha Rathore, Piyush Arora, Sumita Kaswan, Raj Rathore

Volume : 1, Issue : 4, Year : 2015

Article Page : 191-195


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Abstract

Cysticercosis is a disease of helminthic origin rarely affecting the humans. Tapeworm may reach humans via infected pork. Disease goes undetected until it evokes a foreign-body type reaction. Radiography and computed tomography helps inprovisionally identifying the disease process. Treatment includes surgical removal of the diseased tissue and supportive antibiotic with corticosteroid therapy.

Keywords: Cysticercosis, Masseter Muscle, Surgical Enucleation

How to cite : Rathore D, Arora P, Kaswan S, Rathore R, Masseter Cysticercosis: A Rare Presentation. J Oral Med Oral Surg Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2015;1(4):191-195

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