NEUROCYSTICERCOSIS IN CHILDREN PRESENTING WITH AFEBRILE SEIZURE: CLINICAL PROFILE, IMAGING AND SERODIAGNOSIS

@inproceedings{Sahu2014NEUROCYSTICERCOSISIC,
  title={NEUROCYSTICERCOSIS IN CHILDREN PRESENTING WITH AFEBRILE SEIZURE: CLINICAL
PROFILE, IMAGING AND SERODIAGNOSIS},
  author={Priyadarshi Soumyaranjan Sahu and Jyotsna Seepana and Sudarsini Padela and Abani Kanta Sahu and Swarna Subbarayudu and Ankur Barua},
  booktitle={Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Sao Paulo},
  year={2014}
}
Neurocysticercosis (NCC) is one of the major causes of childhood seizures in developing countries including India and Latin America. In this study neurological pediatric cases presenting with afebrile seizures were screened for anti-Cysticercus antibodies (IgG) in their sera in order to estimate the possible burden of cysticercal etiology. The study included a total of 61 pediatric afebrile seizure subjects (aged one to 15 years old); there was a male predominance. All the sera were tested… CONTINUE READING
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