Calcified neurocysticercosis among patients with primary headache.

@article{Brutto2012CalcifiedNA,
  title={Calcified neurocysticercosis among patients with primary headache.},
  author={Oscar H Del Brutto and Victor J. Del Brutto},
  journal={Cephalalgia : an international journal of headache},
  year={2012},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={250-4}
}
BACKGROUND Anecdotal reports and a single case-control epidemiological survey have suggested an association between the helminthic disease neurocysticercosis and primary headache. The present study was undertaken to determine whether neurocysticercosis is more common among patients with primary headaches than in other neurological disorders. METHODS We determined the prevalence of neurocysticercosis in a cohort of patients with primary headache who were seen at our institution over a 20-year… CONTINUE READING
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