World Journal of Medical and Surgical Case Reports Volume No 6

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Floor of mouth cysticercosis

Pandey Manoj, Sharma Naveen, Srivastava Vineeta, Kumar Devendra and Kumar Mohan
World Journal of Medical and Surgical Case Reports 2012, 1:1

Abstract

Introduction: Isolated Cysticercosis of the oral cavity is rare and only a handful of cases has been reported.
Case report: A 22 year old women presented with a cystic swelling in the floor of mouth. She underwent excision with a diagnosis of mucous cyst and the histology was repoted as cysticercosis.
Discussion: Mucous retention cyst and minor salivary gland tumors are two common differential diagnosis of cysticercosis




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