Year: 2016 | Month: May | Volume: 3 | Issue: 5 | Pages: 82-84
Testicular Filariasis Mimicking As Testicular Tumor - Case Report
B. Syam Sundar1, Vissa Shanthi2, Nandam Mohan Rao1, Bhavana Grandhi3, Ankita Goel3
1Associate Professor, 2Professor, 3Assistant Professor,
Department of Pathology, Narayana Medical College, Nellore (A.P), India
Corresponding Author: B. Syam Sundar
Filariasis is a major public health problem. It is a parasitic infection most commonly caused by Wuchereria bancrofti. The clinical picture of the disease depends on duration of the disease, infection in the human host and worm load. We present an unusual case of testicular filariasis who presented with scrotal swelling.
Key words: filariasis, testis, Wuchereria bancrofti.