"Cysticercosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Infection with CYSTICERCUS, the larval form of the various tapeworms of the genus Taenia (usually T. solium in man). In humans they penetrate the intestinal wall and invade subcutaneous tissue, brain, eye, muscle, heart, liver, lung, and peritoneum. Brain involvement results in NEUROCYSTICERCOSIS.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Cysticercosis".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Cysticercosis".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cysticercosis" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Cysticercosis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.