Friday, February 20, 2009


A patient came with fever,abdominal pan and intermittent seizure.The picture shows the head of the organism A found in his stool.

  • describe the morpholoy of organism seen in the picture?

the scolex with 4 suckers and 2 row of hooks

  • give 2 stages of this organism that can be detected in the stool

the egg and gravid proglottid

  • name the intermittent host for this infection


  • state the diagnosis for this patient

infected with Taenia solium with complication ofneurocycstercosis

  • drug that can be used for this infection



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