Cerebral cysticercosis in a woodchuck (Marmota monax).

  title={Cerebral cysticercosis in a woodchuck (Marmota monax).},
  author={Caroline Br{\"o}jer and Andrew S. Peregrine and Ian K. Barker and Ramon A. Carreno and C. T. Post},
  journal={Journal of wildlife diseases},
  volume={38 3},
A juvenile woodchuck (Marmota monax) with vestibular signs was found in Woodbridge, Ontario (Canada) and later euthanized. At necropsy there was marked distortion of the right side of the skull, where a large, fluctuant, subcutaneous mass extended under the zygomatic arch and caudally from the right eye towards the right ear. The mass was multiloculated and contained a large number of tapeworm cysticerci, each about 1 to 2 mm in diameter. The third and lateral ventricles of the brain were… CONTINUE READING
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