Filariasis presenting as a scrotal nodule in a 2 year old child: A case report

Kiran Yagain, Mary Mathew

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A two year old boy from southwestern village of India presented with a 2 cm × 1 cm size swelling in scrotum for 8 months. It was excised surgically and the histopathological examination revealed a gravid filarial worm. The occurrence of adult filarial worm in 2 year old boy signifies the endemicity and high larval load of insect vectors in western coast of south India.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)167-168
Number of pages2
JournalAsian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 01-02-2011


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