Keywords: Coenurus cyst; palpebral sub-conjunctiva; sheep
Coenurus cerebralis, the metacestodal stage of Taenia multiceps (Leske, 1780) is mainly found in brain and sometimes in spinal cord of small ruminants (Soulsby, 1982).
Coenurus cerebralis infection in Ethiopian Highland sheep: Incidence and observations on pathogenesis and clinical signs.
Posterior paralysis in a lamb caused by Coenurus cerebralis cyst in the lumbar spinal cord.
Adult tapeworms develop in dogs or other canines that ingest coenurus larvae in the tissues of various intermediate hosts (Figure 6-45).
Coenurosis symptoms are similar to those of cysticercosis and vary with the location and size of the coenurus.
cerebralis, cyst; exophthalmos; retrobulbar
On the basis of these clinical examinations it was diagnosed as a case of Coenurus
cerebralis and decided to remove the cyst surgically.
Pathological, molecular and biochemical characterization of Coenurus
gaigeri in Iranian native goats.
Shivaprakash and Reddy (2009) adopted surgical treatment in three goats with a multiple cysts of Coenurus
gaigeri on the body.
Non-cerebral coenurosis caused by Coenurus
gaigeri, a metacestode of Taenia gaigeri is a zoonotic disease.
There are few reports available about the occurrence of the coenurus
cyst in other sites apart from CNS.