The fifth case of sparganosis in Florida is described. The life cycle of these tapeworms is presented and a brief description of the proliferating type is given. Attention is called to the importance of spargana and larval nematodes in the differential diagnosis of subcutaneous swellings in patients in Florida.
Rywlin AM, Beck JW, Snyder GB. Sparganosis in Florida. Arch Dermatol. 1968;97(4):425-427. doi:10.1001/archderm.1968.01610100065010