Is dementia reversible in patients with neurocysticercosis?

  title={Is dementia reversible in patients with neurocysticercosis?},
  author={Jes{\'u}s Ram{\'i}rez-Berm{\'u}dez and Jes{\'u}s A Higuera and Ana Luisa Sosa and Elmer Guillermo L{\'o}pez-Meza and Mario L{\'o}pez-G{\'o}mez and Tiberio Corona},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  volume={76 8},
OBJECTIVE To determine the correlates and outcome of dementia in patients with neurocysticercosis (NCC). METHODS Ninety consecutive patients with untreated NCC underwent a cognitive assessment (Mini-mental State Examination, Neurobehavioral Cognitive Status Examination, and IQCODE) and were classified as having or not having dementia according to DSM-IV criteria. Imaging and cerebrospinal fluid examination data were recorded. The cognitive measures were repeated six months after treatment… CONTINUE READING
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