Isolated spinal neurocysticercosis with clinical pleomorphism.

@article{Kasliwal2008IsolatedSN,
  title={Isolated spinal neurocysticercosis with clinical pleomorphism.},
  author={Manish Kumar Kasliwal and Deepak Kumar Gupta and Vaishali Suri and Bhawani Shankar Sharma and Ajay Garg},
  journal={Turkish neurosurgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={294-7}
}
Neurocysticercosis, involvement of the central nervous system by taenia solium, is one of the most common parasitic diseases worldwide. However, isolated spinal involvement by neurocysticercosis, either intramedullary or extramedullary, is uncommon. The authors report a case of C1-C2 intradural extramedullary neurocysticercosis in a young male that presented initially with signs of raised intracranial pressure followed by high cervical myelopathy. Transventricular migration of the… CONTINUE READING