Spargana

Causative agent–

Spirometra

Transmision

Human accidentally ingest the infected water fleas, or the plerocercoid larva in under cooked snake or frog flesh, the worm remain at that stage( sparganum).

Symptoms And Signs–

Localised inflammation and irritation wherever they go, and may end up in sensitive areas such as the eye or brain.

Treatment—-

Surgical removal.

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