[Occurrence of encephalic and cardiac cysticercosis (Cysticercus cellulosae) in necropsy].

@article{Lino1999OccurrenceOE,
  title={[Occurrence of encephalic and cardiac cysticercosis (Cysticercus cellulosae) in necropsy].},
  author={R S Lino and M{\'a}rcia de Andrade Reis and Vicente de Paulo Castro Teixeira},
  journal={Revista de saude publica},
  year={1999},
  volume={33 5},
  pages={495-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To review the incidence and pathologic findings of cysticercosis diagnosed at autopsies, with emphasis on the most common organs affected. METHODS Reports of 1.596 autopsies performed between 1974 and 1997 at a school hospital in Uberaba, MG, Brazil were studied. The following data were obtained: age, sex, ethnic group, body mass index, and the… CONTINUE READING