What triggers seizures in neurocysticercosis? A MRI-based study in pig farming community from a district of North India.

@article{Prasad2008WhatTS,
  title={What triggers seizures in neurocysticercosis? A MRI-based study in pig farming community from a district of North India.},
  author={Amit kumar Prasad and Rakesh Kumar Gupta and Sunil Pradhan and Mukesh Tripathi and Chandra Mohan Pandey and K N Prasad},
  journal={Parasitology international},
  year={2008},
  volume={57 2},
  pages={166-71}
}
Colloidal and calcified cysts are considered responsible for seizure in neurocysticercosis (NCC); however, calcified cysts have also been reported in asymptomatic individuals. We carried out a MRI-based study in a rural pig farming community of North India to detect the various stages, locations and numbers of the cyst in asymptomatic individuals and compared them with symptomatic NCC cases to see its association with occurrence of seizures. A total of 107 asymptomatic family members of 29… CONTINUE READING

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