What is the prognosis of tapeworm infestation?

Updated: Apr 15, 2021
  • Author: Lisandro Irizarry, MD, MBA, MPH, FACEP; Chief Editor: Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor, III, MD  more...
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Answer

The cure rate for tapeworm infestation is greater than 95% in patients who receive appropriate treatment.

The prognosis for systemic cysts depends on the location of the cysts.


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