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Introduction: Sparganosis

Description of Sparganosis

Sparganosis (medical condition): Infection with a particular parastitic tapeworm larva (spargana). The tapeworm migrates to tissues under the skin where it forms nodules ...more

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Sparganosis: Infection of animals, including fish and man, with a developmental stage of Diphyllobothrium. This stage has recently been referred to as a plerocercoid but the name sparganum has persisted. Therefore, infection of fish or other animals with the plerocercoid larvae is sparganosis. Fish-eating mammals, including man, are the final hosts.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Sparganosis as a Disease

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