Neurological manifestations of gnathostomiasis.

  title={Neurological manifestations of gnathostomiasis.},
  author={Prasert Boongird and Pornpimon Phuapradit and N Siridej and T Chirachariyavej and S Chuahirun and Athasit Vejjajiva},
  journal={Journal of the neurological sciences},
  volume={31 2},
Neurological features of 24 patients with nervous system gnathostomiasis were reviewed. The commonest presenting features were radiculomyelitis or radiculomyelitis terminating with encephalitis, and subarachnoid haemorrhage. A primary encephalitic form was noted in 2 patients. The salient feature of the disease was a sudden onset of extremely severe radicular pain and/or headache followed by paralysis of the extremities and/or the cranial nerves. Migration signs were also the hallmark of… CONTINUE READING


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