cysticercus cellulosae


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Related to cysticercus cellulosae: cysticercosis, Taenia solium, Pork tapeworm, cysticerci

Cys·ti·cer·cus cel·lu·lo·'sae

Informal name for the cysticercus larva of Taenia solum in pigs; also causes human cysticercosis.
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cysticercus cellulosae

The bladder worm that is the larva of the pork tapeworm, Taenia solium.
See also: cysticercus
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The larval stage, the cysticercus cellulosae, will then develop in the human.
The brain, the skeletal muscles and the subcutaneous tissues arc the most common sites to be affected by the cysticercus cellulosae. Involvement of the central nervous system may result in epilepsy, intracranial hypertension and mental disorders.
Cysticercus cellulosae, the larval stage of Taenia solium, is an important pathogen, which causes neurocysticercosis or even death with the encystment in the central nervous system (CNS).
Studies on the development of and vaccine against cysticercus cellulosae infection and its efficacy.