What Parasite Lives In Human Subcutaneous Tissue?


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A parasite called plerocercoid of Spirometra erinaceieuropaei found in dogs and cats infect humans with the larval stage (plerocercoid). Touching dogs, cats, and other animals may lead to one's picking up parasites eggs or sometimes parasites themselves. This parasite can burrow in subcutaneous tissue of human breast and mimic symptoms of breast cancer.

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