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1

Dx stage taenia

Gravid proglottids

2

Neurocysticercosis
Worms in vitreous humor

T. Solium

3

Intestinal obstruction
Pruritus ani

T. Saginata

4

Ttt for taenia

Praziquantel

5

Infective stage of d. Latum

Plerocercoid larvae

6

Dx stage of d. Latum

Unembryonated egg

7

Megaloblastic anemia due to vit b12 def

D. Latum

8

Intermediate hosts: sheep, man
Definitive: dogs

Echinococcus granulosus

9

Cysts are SOLs with potential for rupture leading to possible anaphylaxis
Liver, pulmonary, cerebral cysts

Echinococcus granulosum

10

Ttt for echinococcus

Albendazole
Resection
Pair procedure

11

Multiloculated cysts (honeycomb)

Echinococvus multilocularis

12

Dwarf tapeworm
MC in developed countries
Polar filaments
Six hooked larva

Hymenolepsis nana

13

Infective stage of taenia

Cysticerci (both)
Eggs (t. Solium)