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An Adult Filarial Worm in the Testicular Tissue: A Case Report

PS Sharmila, Ashwin P Surhonne

Keywords : Filariasis, Swelling, Testis

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10045-0092

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Published Online: 01-10-2018

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Filariasis is a tropical infectious disease and a global public health problem with high incidence in the Indian subcontinent. The clinical manifestations of filariasis vary from person to person depending upon course of infection and the worm load. It is very rare to observe adult filarial worm in the testicular tissues. We herewith report a case of adult filarial worm in the testicular tissue.

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