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Disease Cysticercosis

Name Cysticercosis
Synonym Cysticercoses
Definition Infection with CYSTICERCUS, the larval form of the various tapeworms of the genus Taenia (usually T. solium in man). In humans they penetrate the intestinal wall and invade subcutaneous tissue, brain, eye, muscle, heart, liver, lung, and peritoneum. Brain involvement results in NEUROCYSTICERCOSIS.
Categories Parasitic disease
MeSH® ID D003551
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Top ↑ Ancestors

DiseasesParasitic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Helminthiasis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Cestode Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Taeniasis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Cysticercosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

Top ↑ Descendants

Cysticercosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Neurocysticercosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Submacular Cysticercosis