A 21-year-old member asked:
how are common does cysticercosis affect the muscle?
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Specializes in Family Medicine
Mites: Mites itch like crazy, contagious.
6056 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Neurology 52 years experience
Not uncommon: The calcified cysts can be present in the muscles, and diagnosis can be often confirmed by merely imaging muscles in the thighs.
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Last updated Dec 9, 2013
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