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Proposed diagnostic criteria for neurocysticercosis
Neurocysticercosis is the most common helminthic infection of the CNS but its diagnosis remains difficult. Clinical manifestations are nonspecific, most neuroimaging findings are not pathognomonic,Expand
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Current Consensus Guidelines for Treatment of Neurocysticercosis
SUMMARY Taenia solium neurocysticercosis is a common cause of epileptic seizures and other neurological morbidity in most developing countries. It is also an increasingly common diagnosis inExpand
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A proposal to declare neurocysticercosis an international reportable disease.
Neurocysticercosis is an infection of the nervous system caused by Taenia solium. It is the most important human parasitic neurological disease and a common cause of epilepsy in Africa, Asia, andExpand
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New concepts in the diagnosis and management of neurocysticercosis (Taenia solium).
Human neurocysticercosis, the infection of the nervous system by the larvae of Taenia solium, is a major cause of epileptic seizures and other neurologic morbidity worldwide. The diagnosis andExpand
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Meta-Analysis: Cysticidal Drugs for Neurocysticercosis: Albendazole and Praziquantel
Context Neurocysticercosis (tapeworm [Taenia solium] infection of the brain and meninges) is a common cause of acquired epilepsy worldwide. The efficacy of treatment with praziquantel and albendazoleExpand
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Neurocysticercosis: A Review
Neuroysticercosis is the most common helminthic infection of the nervous system, and a leading cause of acquired epilepsy worldwide. The disease occurs when humans become intermediate hosts of TaeniaExpand
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A trial of antiparasitic treatment to reduce the rate of seizures due to cerebral cysticercosis.
BACKGROUND Neurocysticercosis is the main cause of adult-onset seizures in the developing world. Whether therapy with antiparasitic agents results in improved seizure control has been questionedExpand
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Calcific neurocysticercosis and epileptogenesis
Neurocysticercosis is responsible for increased rates of seizures and epilepsy in endemic regions. The most common form of the disease, chronic calcific neurocysticercosis, is the end result of theExpand
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Imaging findings in neurocysticercosis.
The diagnosis of neurocysticercosis was greatly improved by the introduction of computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). These techniques demonstrate the number and topographyExpand
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Treatment of neurocysticercosis
Here we put forward a roadmap that summarizes important questions that need to be answered to determine more effective and safer treatments. A key concept in management of neurocysticercosis is theExpand
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