Neurocysticercosis

Known as: Central Nervous System Cysticercosis, Neurocysticercosis [Disease/Finding], Brain Cysticercosis 
Infection of the brain, spinal cord, or perimeningeal structures with the larval forms of the genus TAENIA (primarily T. solium in humans). Lesions… (More)
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1935-2018
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2011
2011
Neurocysticercosis, one of the most common parasitic infections of the human nervous system, has emerged as an important… (More)
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2005
2005
Taenia solium taeniasis/cysticercosis is a zoonotic disease complex in which the pig is an obligate intermediate host. The… (More)
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2001
2001
BACKGROUND Infection with the larval form of the pork tapeworm, Taenia solium, can lead to the development of cysts in the brain… (More)
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2000
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2000
Neurocysticercosis is an infection of the nervous system caused by Taenia solium. It is the most important human parasitic… (More)
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1999
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1999
Cysticercosis contributes to higher epilepsy rates in developing countries than in industrialized ones, yet no estimate exists… (More)
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1998
1998
Neurocysticercosis commonly presents with seizures, raised intracranial tension and dementia. The unusual location of the cysts… (More)
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1992
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1992
BACKGROUND AND METHODS From June 1990 through July 1991, intracerebral infection with the larval stage of the pork tapeworm… (More)
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1986
1986
IgM antibodies against cysticercus antigens were measured by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) in 133 serum and 126… (More)
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1985
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1985
Cysticercosis of the central nervous system, because of the combination of inflammatory response, topography of lesions, degree… (More)
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1984
1984
Twenty-six patients with cysticercosis of the brain parenchyma were treated with the antihelmintic agent praziquantel (50 mg per… (More)
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