Parasitic Infestation - An Uncommon Cause of Volkmann's Contracture of Forearm

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  • Rahul Bhan Senior Consultant Ortopaedics, SPS Hospitals, Ludhiana, India

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Parasitic infestation

Abstract

Cysticercosis is commonly associated with infestation of the nervous system. Rarely other organs or systems are affected. Involvement of the muscles of the forearm leading to a Volkmann’s type contracture has been reported only once before. We present a case report of cysticercosis of the deep flexor muscles of the forearm manifesting as flexion deformities of the ulnar three digits, mimicking a VIC.

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Published

15-07-2020

How to Cite

[1]
R. . Bhan, “Parasitic Infestation - An Uncommon Cause of Volkmann’s Contracture of Forearm”, IJRESM, vol. 3, no. 7, pp. 73–74, Jul. 2020.

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