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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 60  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 445
Subcutaneous cysticercosis and cytological findings


1 Sanitation 1 Medical Academic Center, Bangkok, Thailand
2 Department of Community Medicine, Dr. DY Patil University, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Date of Web Publication22-Sep-2017
 

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Joob B, Wiwanitkit V. Subcutaneous cysticercosis and cytological findings. Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2017;60:445

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Joob B, Wiwanitkit V. Subcutaneous cysticercosis and cytological findings. Indian J Pathol Microbiol [serial online] 2017 [cited 2021 Sep 24];60:445. Available from: https://www.ijpmonline.org/text.asp?2017/60/3/445/215378


Editor,

The publication on “subcutaneous cysticercosis and cytological findings” is very interesting.[1] Bhadani et al. mentioned that “The case discussed here highlights the presence of all the parasitic elements together in a single case, which is a very rare and an amazing finding to get on cytology.”[1] We agree that it is very amazing and how the cytological finding can be derived is more suspicious. The basic possible explanation is there is a pitfall in aspiration. Due to the very small inlet to the needle, it is not possible that the whole parasitic body can be sucked and aspirated in a single aspiration. This might reflect the problem of cytological technique and might be a preanalytical error in specimen collection. Finally, if there is any complication after aspiration and rupturing of the parasitic cyst, it should be further discussed.

 
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Bhadani PP, Jamal I, Kumar S, Smita S. Subcutaneous cysticercosis presenting as cervical swelling: Amazing and unexpected cytological findings. Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2017;60:288-9.  Back to cited text no. 1
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DOI: 10.4103/IJPM.IJPM_389_17

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