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Case 12210

A rare presentation of filariasis in abdominal wall of child

Author(s)
Nishita Pujary, Nikhil Muda, Pratik Mittal, Chitrangada Singh, Nikhil Dev

Dr DY Patil Hospital and Research Centre,
Sector 7,
Nerul East 400706,
Navi Mumbai
 
Patient
female, 6 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Abdominal filariasis

    Ultrasound of swelling showing multiple cystic lesions in anterior lower abdominal wall.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdominal wall; Soft tissues / Skin; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Structured reporting; Special Focus: Cysts;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    MRI

    MRI revealed multiple T1 hypointense cystic lesions in anterior lower abdomen.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdominal wall; Genital / Reproductive system female; Soft tissues / Skin; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Structured reporting; Special Focus: Swallowing disorders;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    MRI

    MRI revealed multiple T1 hypointense cystic lesions in medial and posterior aspect of right upper thigh and right gluteal region.

     
    Area of Interest: Extremities; Pelvis; Soft tissues / Skin; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Structured reporting; Special Focus: Cysts;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    MRI

    MRI revealed multiple T2 hyperintense cystic lesions in anterior lower abdomen.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdominal wall; Soft tissues / Skin; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Structured reporting; Special Focus: Cysts;
     
     
  • Figure 5
    MRI

    MRI revealed multiple T2 hyperintense cystic lesions in medial and posterior aspect of right upper thigh and right gluteal region.

     
    Area of Interest: Genital / Reproductive system female; Pelvis; Soft tissues / Skin; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Structured reporting; Special Focus: Cysts;
     
     
  • Figure 6
    MRI
     

    MRI revealed multiple T2 hyperintense cystic lesions in anterior lower abdomen wall extending to vulva.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdominal wall; Genital / Reproductive system female; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Structured reporting; Special Focus: Cysts;

    MRI revealed multiple T2 hyperintense cystic lesions in anterior lower abdomen wall extending to vulva, posterior aspect of right upper thigh and right gluteal region.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdominal wall; Genital / Reproductive system female; Pelvis; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Structured reporting; Special Focus: Cysts;
     
     
  • Figure 7
    Colour Doppler imaging

    Colour Doppler imaging of channels shows no evidence of any colour flow.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdominal wall; Lymphatic; Soft tissues / Skin; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound-Colour Doppler; Procedure: Structured reporting; Special Focus: Cysts;
     
     
  • Figure 8
    Ultrasound

    Arrows indicate ultrasound revealing linear echogenic adult filarial worms in the tubular channels.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdominal wall; Lymphatic; Soft tissues / Skin; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Structured reporting; Special Focus: Cysts;
     
     
  • Figure 9
    Ultrasound

    Ultrasound showing multiple linear echogenic dangling structures in cystic lesions of anterior abdominal wall (filarial dance sign).

     
    Area of Interest: Abdominal wall; Lymphatic; Soft tissues / Skin; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Motility; Parasites;
     
     
Ultrasound of swelling showing multiple cystic lesions in anterior lower abdominal wall.
 
MRI revealed multiple T1 hypointense cystic lesions in anterior lower abdomen.
 
MRI revealed multiple T1 hypointense cystic lesions in medial and posterior aspect of right upper thigh and right gluteal region.
 
MRI revealed multiple T2 hyperintense cystic lesions in anterior lower abdomen.
 
MRI revealed multiple T2 hyperintense cystic lesions in medial and posterior aspect of right upper thigh and right gluteal region.
 
MRI revealed multiple T2 hyperintense cystic lesions in anterior lower abdomen wall extending to vulva.
 
MRI revealed multiple T2 hyperintense cystic lesions in anterior lower abdomen wall extending to vulva, posterior aspect of right upper thigh and right gluteal region.
 
Colour Doppler imaging of channels shows no evidence of any colour flow.
 
Arrows indicate ultrasound revealing linear echogenic adult filarial worms in the tubular channels.
 
Ultrasound showing multiple linear echogenic dangling structures in cystic lesions of anterior abdominal wall (filarial dance sign).
 
 
 
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