Neurocysticercosis in Radiographically Imaged Seizure Patients in U.S. Emergency Departments1

@inproceedings{Ong2002NeurocysticercosisIR,
  title={Neurocysticercosis in Radiographically Imaged Seizure Patients in U.S. Emergency Departments1},
  author={Samuel Ong and David A. Talan and Gregory J. Moran and William R Mower and Michael Newdow and Victor C. W. Tsang and Robert W. Pinner},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
  year={2002}
}
Neurocysticercosis appears to be on the rise in the United States, based on immigration patterns and published cases series, including reports of domestic acquisition. We used a collaborative network of U.S. emergency departments to characterize the epidemiology of neurocysticercosis in seizure patients. Data were collected prospectively at 11 university-affiliated, geographically diverse, urban U.S. emergency departments from July 1996 to September 1998. Patients with a seizure who underwent… CONTINUE READING