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Diphyllobothrium latum scolex

Under a magnification of 40X, this photomicrograph shows the appearance of a Diphyllobothrium latum scolex (the portion that attaches to a human intestine). (Photograph by 커뷰 (Kervu) 2014. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.)

Associated Disorders

  • Alcohol-tobacco amblyopia
  • Cerebral vascular disease
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Developmental delay
  • Folate deficiency
  • Gastric resection
  • Glossitis
  • Imerslund-Grasbeck syndrome
  • Malabsorption
  • Megaloblastic anemia
  • Myelopathy
  • Optic neuropathy
  • Pernicious anemia
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Regional enteritis
  • Subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord