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Brazilian Journal of Oral Sciences
Piracicaba Dental School - UNICAMP
EISSN: 1677-3225
Vol. 5, No. 18, 2006, pp. 1109-1111
Bioline Code: os06032
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Brazilian Journal of Oral Sciences, Vol. 5, No. 18, 2006, pp. 1109-1111

 en Oral cysticercosis
Hercílio Martelli Júnior; Mario Rodrigues Melo Filho & Luis Antônio Nogueira Dos Santos


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.

cysticercosis, differential diagnosis and oral lesion

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