Efficacy of albendazole and short-course dexamethasone treatment in children with 1 or 2 ring-enhancing lesions of neurocysticercosis: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Kalra2003EfficacyOA,
  title={Efficacy of albendazole and short-course dexamethasone treatment in children with 1 or 2 ring-enhancing lesions of neurocysticercosis: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Veena Kalra and Tarun Dua and Virender Kumar},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2003},
  volume={143 1},
  pages={
          111-4
        }
}
  • Veena Kalra, Tarun Dua, Virender Kumar
  • Published in The Journal of pediatrics 2003
  • Medicine
  • OBJECTIVE To determine the efficacy of albendazole plus dexamethasone in children with 1 or 2 ring-enhancing lesions (by computed tomography scan) on resolution of lesions and recurrence of seizure. STUDY DESIGN Randomized controlled open trial. METHODS Children of either sex, 1 to 14 years of age, with seizures and 1 or 2 ring-enhancing lesions <20 mm in diameter on computed tomography scan, likely to have neurocysticercosis, were assigned to treatment l groups. Children assigned to the… CONTINUE READING

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