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Extensive disseminated cysticercosis
  1. Ming-Pin Lin1,
  2. Yen-Li Chen2,
  3. Wen-Sheng Tzeng1
  1. 1Department of Radiology, Chi-Mei Foundation Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
  2. 2Department of Medical Technology, Chen Shiu University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Taiwan
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ming-Pin Lin, linmikea{at}

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