LIVE WORM AT UNCOMMON SITE-MIMICKING SOFT TISSUE TUMOR: A RARE CASE OF SUBCUTANEOUS DIROFILARIASIS

Posted By Bhavna Arora
LIVE WORM AT UNCOMMON SITE-MIMICKING SOFT TISSUE TUMOR: A RARE CASE OF SUBCUTANEOUS DIROFILARIASIS

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Diagnosis

subcutaneous dirofilariasis

History

A 46 years old male came to dermatology clinic with complaint of painless hard swelling in right naso-orbital region since 2 months. The swelling had insidious onset and showed gradual increase in size. The patient had no significant past medical history. On examination, a hard swelling was noticed right naso-orbital region measuring 3 × 2 cm in dimension and was non-tender on palpation. Aspiration was negative. Blood examination revealed mild eosinophilia.

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