DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for coenurosis

Coenurosis [DOID:0050251]

A parasitic helminthiasis infectious disease that involves infection by metacestode larval stage (coenurus) of Taenia multiceps or Taenia serialis. Coenuri in the skin or subcutaneous tissue present as painless nodules, which manifest on the trunk, sclera, subconjuctiva, neck, shoulders, head and limbs. Coenuri in the central nervous system may cause headache, fever, vomiting, nerve palsies, jacksonian epilepsy, pachymeningitis, obstructive or communicating hydrocephalus, and intracranial arteritis with transient hemiparesis. Coenuri in the eye cause both intraocular and orbital infections.

Synonyms:  coenurosis,  DOID:0050251,  coenurosises