[Clinical aspects of neurocysticercosis: analysis of 500 cases].

  title={[Clinical aspects of neurocysticercosis: analysis of 500 cases].},
  author={Osvaldo Massaiti Takayanagui and Elerson Gaetti Jardim},
  journal={Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria},
  volume={41 1},
This was a retrospective study, made at the Hospital das Clinicas University of São Paulo Medical School--Ribeirão Preto from 1956 to 1979 in 500 patients with neurocysticercosis. To our knowledge, this represented the largest sample analysed so far. Clinical manifestations and complemmentary tests were studied. The neurocysticercosis is a serious endemic disease in our region and represented 2.7% of all clinical evaluations by the Neurology Department and 7.5% of all hospital admissions. The… CONTINUE READING
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