Journal of Korean Society of Ultrasound in Medicine 2007;26(4): 211-214.
US Diagnosis of Sparganosis Within the Thigh: Case Report.
Chang Yoon Lee, Suk Joo Hong, Kyung Min Kim, Jae Sung Myung, Cheol Min Park
Department of Radiology, Guro Hospital, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
  Published online: December 1, 2007.
Sparganosis is an uncommon infection caused by sparganum, a migrating plerocercoid larva. Currently, various imaging modalities have been actively used for the diagnosis of sparganosis before surgery. We present a case of sparganosis arising in the subcutaneous layer of the thigh that was diagnosed only by an ultrasound examination.
Keywords: Parasite, Extremities, US
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