O. D. Del Brutto
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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
Current Consensus Guidelines for Treatment of Neurocysticercosis
- H. García, C. A. Evans, +15 authors O. D. Del Brutto
- Clinical Microbiology Reviews
- 1 October 2002
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 in… Expand
A proposal to declare neurocysticercosis an international reportable disease.
- G. Román, J. Sotelo, +12 authors A. Spina-França
- Bulletin of the World Health Organization
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, and… Expand
New concepts in the diagnosis and management of neurocysticercosis (Taenia solium).
- H. García, O. D. Del Brutto, T. Nash, A. White, V. Tsang, R. Gilman
- The American journal of tropical medicine and…
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 and… Expand
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 albendazole… Expand
Neurocysticercosis: A Review
- O. D. Del Brutto
- 4 January 2012
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 Taenia… Expand
A trial of antiparasitic treatment to reduce the rate of seizures due to cerebral cysticercosis.
- H. García, E. Pretell, +6 authors A. Gonzalez
- The New England journal of medicine
- 15 January 2004
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 questioned… Expand
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 the… Expand
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 topography… Expand
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 the… Expand