Parasitic infections of the central nervous system.

  title={Parasitic infections of the central nervous system.},
  author={Frank J. Bia and Michele Barry},
  journal={Neurologic clinics},
  volume={4 1},
The authors give a comprehensive review of the epidemiology, clinical presentations, diagnosis and current therapy of parasitic infections with CNS manifestations in both the normal and immunocompromised host. These include toxoplasmosis, malaria, amebiasis, neurocystcersosis, hydatid disease, and trichinosis. Additional sections cover disseminated strongyloidiasis, eosinophilic meningitis, visceral and ocular larva migrans, schistosomiasis, and cerebral paragonimiasis. Emphasis is on the… CONTINUE READING


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