Sudden-onset ptosis caused by midbrain neurocysticercosis in 2 children.

Abstract

Neurocysticercosis is the most common parasitic infestation of the central nervous system, which manifests commonly as acute-onset focal seizures. We report a rare nonepileptic manifestation of neurocysticercosis: midbrain neurocysticercosis presenting as sudden-onset ptosis in 2 children. To our knowledge, this has not been reported previously in children. 
DOI: 10.1177/0883073807309240

Topics

Figures and Tables

Sorry, we couldn't extract any figures or tables for this paper.

Slides referencing similar topics