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Cestodes- Tapeworms

QuestionAnswer
Larvae encysted in undercooked pork Taenia solium
Cysticercosis, neurocysticercosis (swiss cheese appearance, seizure most common initial presentation) Taenia solium
Intermediate host is SWINE Taenia solium
Surgeons pre inject with ethanol to kill cysts before removal Echinococcus granulosus
Cestodes treatment Praziquantel; -bendazoles for neurocysticercosis
Ingestion of eggs from dog feces Echinococcus granulosus
Hydatid cysts in liver Echinococcus granulosus
Created by: heidy39