Clinical significance of neurocysticercosis in endemic villages. The Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru.

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Cerebral cysticercosis is the main cause of late-onset epilepsy in most developing countries. Data on the neuroepidemiology of cysticercosis in endemic populations is scarce. In an endemic village on the northern coast of Peru, 49 individuals with neurological symptomatology (41 epileptic and 8 non-epileptic) were screened for antibodies to Taenia solium… (More)

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@article{Garca1997ClinicalSO, title={Clinical significance of neurocysticercosis in endemic villages. The Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru.}, author={H{\'e}ctor Garc{\'i}a and Robert H. Gilman and Victor C. W. Tsang and Armando Emiliano Gonzalez}, journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene}, year={1997}, volume={91 2}, pages={176-8} }