hi my mom has had a large mass in the top center of her head for over 15 years now and on more than 1 ocassion it has burst and fluid has came from it lots of thick fluid and it always grew back,but recently she had lots of itching and when i looked it was long white parasites moving from the area eating on the mass,what is this and is it something bad,we didnt get results back yet.
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In all probability your mother has subcutaneous cysticercosis or a neuro cysticercosis which released the cyst contents on the scalp. This is caused by tape worms. Other than that it could also be a normal cyst infected with maggots. Let the reports come back for final diagnosis. Please let me know if there is any thing else and do keep me posted. Take care!
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