Solange Aparecida Gurjão

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UNLABELLED Neurocysticercosis (NCC) is a common central nervous system infection caused by Taenia solium metacestodes. OBJECTIVE To investigate the occurrence of depression in patients with calcified NCC form. The study group consisted of 114 patients subdivided in four groups: NCC with epilepsy, NCC without epilepsy, epilepsy without NCC and chronic(More)
Objective of this study to investigate the impact of NCC upon the quality of life (QoL) compared to other chronic neurological diseases, epilepsy and headache. The study group consisted of 114 patients subdivided into four groups: NCC with epilepsy (n = 48), NCC without epilepsy (n = 17), epilepsy without NCC (n = 25) and chronic headache (n = 24). The QoL(More)
Neurocysticercosis (NCC) is a common central nervous system (CNS) infection caused by Taenia solium metacestodes. Depression is present in 53–85% of the NCC patients. The present study was aimed to evaluate the correlation of signs of NCC activity (evolution phase of NCC cysts and CSF characteristics) with depression. The study group consisted of 65(More)
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