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In this section we have spot diagnoses posted on a daily basis since June 2010, now over 1700! You can review the archived cases and read the suggested diagnoses by users and the final comment by Dr Uma Sundram, the Editor-in-Chief and main spot diagnosis host. Case are uploaded each week day by 10 a.m. UK time with the correct diagnosis will generally be posted at 8 p.m. UK time. Why not view the most recent spot diagnosis and proffer a diagnosis?

Case Number : Case 2502 - 07 February 2020 Posted By: Dr. Richard Carr

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F45. Lesion right thigh. Intermittently flares but lump persists. MRI suggestion inflammatory. ?Nature

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Krishnakumar subramanian


learning case, not seen this, thanks a lot sir, but looks different from the books and images publications

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Dr. Richard Carr


Yes Sparganosis (procercoid larva). I guess too easy for some of you!!!  We don't see it often in our neck of the woods and my colleague was confounded. Patient had been eating street curries on a visit to India I think. 

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