Neurocysticercosis, unusual manifestations

@inproceedings{LpezValencia2016NeurocysticercosisUM,
  title={Neurocysticercosis, unusual manifestations},
  author={David L{\'o}pez-Valencia and {\'A}ngela Patricia Medina-Ortega and Janh Sebasti{\'a}n Saavedra-Torres and Luisa Fernanda Z{\'u}{\~n}iga-Cer{\'o}n and Tom{\'a}s Omar Zamora-Bastidas},
  year={2016}
}
Neurocysticercosis is the most common parasitic infection in the central nervous system. This disease is presented when a person ingests Taenia solium eggs excreted in feces from another individual infected with taeniasis. In 50% of the cases, neurocysticercosis takes place in the brain parenchyma, and its appearance is less frequent in the posterior fossa and the spinal cord. The case of a patient with an atypical location of the parasite at the medulla oblongata, between parenchymal and… CONTINUE READING

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