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Parasitol Today. 1989 Nov;5(11):357-9.

Morphological types of Taenia solium cysticerci.

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Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas, Apartodo Postal 70-228, UNAM, 04510 México DF, México.


In human brain cysticercosis, there are three morphological types of cysticercus. Teresa Robielo, Angelica Rivas and Ana Flisser describe the appearance and possible taxonomic position of these forms, and discuss their relation to the various pathologies of neurocysticercosis.

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