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Helminthology : Structure, Classification, Growth, and Development

Apr 7, 2023

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Diphyllobothrium latum (Fish Tapeworm)

H. Nana (Dwarf Tapeworm)

H. diminuta (Rat Tape worm)

Echinococcus granulosus

Hydatid Cyst

Echinococcus Multilocularis





Fasciola Hepatica (Sheep Liver Fluke)

Clonorchis Sinensis (Oriental / Chinese Liver Fluke)

Paragonimus Westermani (Lung Fluke)

Fasciolopsis Buski (Intestinal Fluke)


Infective Form

Large Intestinal Worms

Small Intestinal Worms


W. Bancrofti

Subcutaneous Site Filariae

Trichinella Spiralis/ Muscle Worm

Dracunculus Medinensis (Guinea Worm Disease)

Previous year Questions

Q. A child with 10 days abdominal pain presented to OPD. Stool microscopy was done which showed the given findings. What is the DOC for the disease caused by the given organism?

Q. Slow growing alveolar like tumour in liver?

Q. Which is correct about larval stage of Taenia solium?

Q. Which parasite lives in bladder plexus?

Q. A 35-year-old man presented with dry cough & rusty coloured sputum. He has history of eating in Chinese restaurant very often with consumption of crabs often; what is the causative agent in this condition?

Q. Identify the egg shown in image?

Q. A 5-year-old child presented to OPD with complaints of rectal prolapse; on examination stunting & growth retardation was documented. What is parasitological cause for this clinical feature?

Q. Identify the egg shown in image?

Q. Cutaneous larvae migrans caused by which organism?

Q. Patients with history of kidney transplantation presenting with diarrhoea. The motility of the worms is given. Correct statement is?

Q. Image shown here is?

Q. Pulmonary eosinophilia is seen d/t which of following infection?

Q. A person working in which of the following profession can have the problem shown in the image?

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