Incidental diagnosis of Filariasis in an aspirate from a knee joint in a tertiary care hospital – An unusual case report
Lymphatic filariasis is a major public health problem in India with most infections being caused by Wuchereria bancrofti.The present case is being presented, as the patient with a chronic history of pain in the knee from Uttar Pradesh who was diagnosed as a case of filariasis incidentally on microscopy of synovial fluid aspirated from the affected knee joint.
Keywords:Filariasis, Lymphadenopathy, Giemsa stain
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Anuradha Shulania, Geetika Rana, Arun Wilson, and N. K. Shulania. “Incidental Diagnosis of Filariasis in an Aspirate from a Knee Joint in a Tertiary Care Hospital – An Unusual Case Report”. Journal of Innovations in Pharmaceutical and Biological Sciences, vol. 3, no. 4, Oct. 2016, pp. 78-79, https://jipbs.com/index.php/journal/article/view/190.
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