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Cysticercosis. Differential diagnosis and oral lesion

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Martelli Júnior H, Melo Filho MR, Santos LAN. Oral cysticercosis. Braz. J. Oral Sci. [Internet]. 2015 Nov. 26 [cited 2024 May 22];5(18):1109-11. Available from:


Cysticercosis rarely involves the oral region in humans, although is a common disease in developing countries. In this report we document a case of oral cysticercosis in a 7-year-old boy who sought treatment for an asymptomatic nodule of the right buccal mucosa. Histopathologic findings of the excised cyst are diagnostic of the lesion.


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