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Cysticercosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cysticercosis
Tree Number(s)
C01.610.335.190.902.185
Unique ID
D003551
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003551
Annotation
coordinate with NEGLECTED DISEASES if pertinent; NEUROCYSTICERCOSIS is also available.
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Coenuri Infection
Coenurosis
Coenurus Infection
Coenurus cerebralis Infection
Cysticercus cellulosae Infection
Taenia solium Cysticercosis
See Also
Taenia
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Cysticercosis Preferred
Coenurus cerebralis Infection Narrower
Cysticercus cellulosae Infection Narrower
Taenia solium Cysticercosis Narrower
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