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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 2144-2146

Diagnosis of tubo-ovarian filariasis with retroperitoneal extension: A radiological challenge


Department of Radiology, Tata Main Hospital, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India

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Dr. Somen Chakravarthy
Department of Radiology, Tata Main Hospital, Jamshedpur - 831 001, Jharkhand
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_368_19

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The purpose of this report is to describe a very rare case of bilateral tubo-ovarian filariasis with retroperitoneal extension in a 20-year-old female patient. The patient complained of low-grade fever with whitish cloudy urine. Computerized tomography imaging revealed hypodense cystic abdominopelvic masses with nonenhancing septations involving the retroperitoneum and ultrasound showing the characteristic “dancing larvae sign” suggesting filariasis.


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