cerebral cysticercosis

cerebral cysticercosis

Public health A CNS infestation by intermediate-stage larva–metacestode of pork tapeworm, Taenia solium Epidemiology Oral ingestion of T solium eggs shed in feces of human carriers of pork tapeworms, and thus may occur in those who have not ingested or had contact with pork Clinical Aphasia, seizures, late-onset epilepsy, hydrocephalus Diagnosis ID of cysts by CT, MRI, serum antibody by ELISA Management Praziquantel, albendazole
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