Taenia solium cysticercosis.

  title={Taenia solium cysticercosis.},
  author={H{\'e}ctor Hugo Garc{\'i}a and Armando Emiliano Gonzalez and Carlton A Evans and Robert H. Gilman},
  volume={362 9383},
The larval stage of the pork tapeworm (Taenia solium) infects the human nervous system, causing neurocysticercosis. This disease is one of the main causes of epileptic seizures in many less developed countries and is also increasingly seen in more developed countries because of immigration from endemic areas. Little information is available on the natural evolution of taeniasis or cysticercosis. Available therapeutic measures include steroids, treatments for symptoms, surgery, and, more… CONTINUE READING
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