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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… Expand
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Review
2014
Review
2014
The infection of the nervous system by the cystic larvae of Taenia solium (neurocysticercosis) is a frequent cause of seizure… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Neurocysticercosis, the infection of the human brain by the larvae of Taenia solium, is a major cause of acquired epilepsy in… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
The diagnosis of neurocysticercosis was greatly improved by the introduction of computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
SUMMARY Taenia solium neurocysticercosis is a common cause of epileptic seizures and other neurological morbidity in most… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
  • Arturo Carpio
  • The Lancet. Infectious diseases
  • 2002
  • Corpus ID: 206146315
Taeniosis and cysticercosis, diseases caused by the parasitic tapeworm Taenia solium, are distributed worldwide where pigs are… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Neurocysticercosis is the most common helminthic infection of the CNS but its diagnosis remains difficult. Clinical… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Cysticercosis contributes to higher epilepsy rates in developing countries than in industrialized ones, yet no estimate exists… Expand
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Review
1997
Review
1997
  • A Clinton White
  • Clinical infectious diseases : an official…
  • 1997
  • Corpus ID: 16027103
Neurocysticercosis, which is caused by infestation of the human CNS with the tissue cysts of Taenia solium, is arguably the most… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND AND METHODS From June 1990 through July 1991, intracerebral infection with the larval stage of the pork tapeworm… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
During the 3 years that the enzyme-linked immunoelectrotransfer blot (EITB) assay for the diagnosis of human cysticercosis has… Expand
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