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  
       

 

  Cut surfaces of plerocercoid located in the dermis and subcutaneous tissue. Folded tegument is seen (HE, low power). The formation of lymphoid tissue and granuloma represents a slow moving speed of the larva.