Neurocysticercosis: updated concepts about an old disease.

  title={Neurocysticercosis: updated concepts about an old disease.},
  author={H{\'e}ctor Hugo Garc{\'i}a and Oscar H Del Brutto},
  journal={The Lancet. Neurology},
  volume={4 10},
Neurocysticercosis, the infection of the human brain by the larvae of Taenia solium, is a major cause of acquired epilepsy in most low-income countries. Cases of neurocysticercosis are becoming more common in high-income countries because of increased migration and travel. Diagnosis by neuroimaging and serological assessment has greatly improved over the… CONTINUE READING