Masseter Cysticercosis: A Rare Presentation

Deepshikha Rathore, Piyush Arora, Sumita Kaswan, Raj Rathore
2015 Journal of Oral Medicine Oral Surgery Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology  
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.
doi:10.5958/2395-6194.2015.00008.9 fatcat:g7krzvlq35fupkvkedzwbs3ine