Posterior paralysis in a lamb caused by Coenurus cerebralis cyst in the lumbar spinal cord.
Goat infected with Coenurus cerebralis -- clinical manifestations.
* Coenurosis symptoms are similar to those of cysticercosis and vary with the location and size of the coenurus
. Coenuri are most frequently found in the CNS, subcutaneous tissue, and eye.
Coenurus cerebralis, the metacestodal stage of Taenia multiceps (Leske, 1780) is mainly found in brain and sometimes in spinal cord of small ruminants (Soulsby, 1982).
Coenurosis, a fatal disease of sheep is caused by Coenurus cerebralis, a bladder metacestode stage of Multiceps multiceps, which inhabits the small intestine of canines and wild carnivores as the definitive hosts (Soulsby, 1982).
Keywords: Coenurus cerebralis, cyst; exophthalmos; retrobulbar
In goats, non-cerebral Coenurus cysts have been called Coenurus gaigeri and in sheep they have been called Coenurus skrjabini Sharma and Chauhan, 2006; Schuster et al., 2010).
On the basis of these clinical examinations it was diagnosed as a case of Coenurus
cerebralis and decided to remove the cyst surgically.
Pathological, molecular and biochemical characterization of Coenurus
gaigeri in Iranian native goats.
Shivaprakash and Reddy (2009) adopted surgical treatment in three goats with a multiple cysts of Coenurus
gaigeri on the body.
Based on morphology and its extra cranial location, the cyst was identified as Coenurus
gaigeri, metacestode of T.
The result revelaed that it was bladder worm stage of dog tapeworm Coenurus