Case 192. Sparganosis (40 y-o F)

       
  Biopsy from creeping disease (cutaneous larva migrans) of the abdominal skin, seen after eating meat of wild chicken  
       

 

  The white plerocercoid seen in the subcutaneous tissue along the excision line (gross findings). Moving speed of the larva, Sparganum mansoni, is slow, so that the larva can easily be found during biopsy procedure.