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ID DOID:10079
Name cysticercosis
Definition A taeniasis that results from ingestion of eggs or larvae of the Taenia solium tapeworm in undercooked pork or fecally contaminated food or water, which subsequently infect the central nervous system, heart, muscles, subcutaneous tissues, and eyes. Neurocysticercosis causes seizures, mental disturbances, focal neurologic deficits and intracerebral lesions.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cysticercosis
Xrefs

GARD:8194

ICD10CM:B69

ICD9CM:123.1

MESH:D003551

NCI:C34520

SNOMEDCT_US_2020_09_01:59051007

UMLS_CUI:C0010678

Alternateids

DOID:10078

DOID:14424

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Synonyms

intestinal taenia solium infection [EXACT]

neurocysticercosis [EXACT]

Pork tapeworm infection [EXACT]

Tapeworm infection: intestinal taenia solum [EXACT]

Tapeworm infection: pork [EXACT]

tenia solium infectious disease [EXACT]

Parent Relationships

is_a eye disease

is_a skin disease

is_a central nervous system disease

is_a heart disease

is_a muscular disease

is_a taeniasis

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