• Vol. 39 No. 12, 938–940
  • 15 December 2010

Cysticercosis of the Levator Palpebrae Superioris

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Cysticercosis cellulosae, the larval form of the pork
tapeworm Taenia solium, causes cysticercosis, in which
humans serve as the intermediate hosts in the parasite
life cycle. Cysticercosis is endemic in developing regions
such as South America, India and China.

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