Cysticercosis in muscles seen in chest x ray P.A view

by admin on October 24, 2009

Cysticercus of  tape worm (taenia soli) when infests human in brain and muscles leads to  neurocysticerci and cysticerci of muscles you can clearly see in this chest x-ray P.A view, the larvae are encircled with red circle which appear as opaque shadows, this x-ray was taken from Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi

cysticercus-muscles- tape worm larvae in human muscle-  chest x ray

cysticercus-muscles- tape worm larvae in human muscle- chest x ray

you can also watch out these larve in human brain of the same person( CT scan) this condition is know in neurocysticercosis, which leads to seizure disorders in person, this person had a poor prognosis and was died with in 4-5 days of being admitted in Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi
neurocysticercous-seen-in-ct-scan of brain

neurocysticercous-seen-in-ct-scan of brain

Watch out how the brain CT scan is done through this video below

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