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Scolex, gravid proglottids, and eggs (top to bottom) of and (left to right). Note the coiled, central uterus in the absence of hooks in the scolex of and the similar appearances of the eggs of and .

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Larval cestodes infecting the human host. (Top left) cysticerci in the human brain (neurocysticercosis), shown in a noncontrasted MRI of the brain; (top right) hydatid in the human liver (hydatid disease) as seen on liver ultrasound (kind contribution of Enrico Brunetti, Università di Pavia, Pavia, Italy); (bottom left) alveolar hydatid disease in human liver (kind courtesy of K. Buttenschoen and P. Kern, University Hospital Ulm, Ulm, Germany); (bottom right) coenurus showing multiple scolices in the cystic wall.

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Some characteristics of main cestodes infecting humans


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