Neurocysticercosis Coincident with Acute Myeloid Leukemia: A Case Report.

We describe the unusual coincidence in a 25 year old Mexican immigrant who presented with neurocysticercosis and acute myeloid leukemia. Treatment for the acute leukemia was initiated after corticosteroids were administered to decrease cerebral edema caused by the neurocysticercosis. Complete remission of the leukemia was eventually achieved and specific… CONTINUE READING