Intramedullary spinal cysticercosis. Case report and review of literature.

  title={Intramedullary spinal cysticercosis. Case report and review of literature.},
  author={Bhawani Shankar Sharma and Ashru Kumar Banerjee and Vijay Kumar Kak},
  journal={Clinical neurology and neurosurgery},
  volume={89 2},
Intramedullary spinal cysticercosis is extremely uncommon; only 29 cases have been reported previously. A case of solitary intramedullary spinal cysticercosis is described. Factors accounting for the rarity of intramedullary cysticerci are reviewed and the probability of reaching a preoperative diagnosis is discussed. This is the fifth such case reported from India. 

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