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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Diagnoses in patients with a central vestibular disorder (n = 43) Diagnosis n (%) Degenerative disorder 22 (51.2) Hydrocephalus ex vacuo 9 (20.9) Use of diuretics 5 (11.6) Basilar artery insufficiency 2 (4.7) Meningioma of the temporal lobe 1 (2.3) Vestibular schwannoma 1 (2.3) Diffuse encephalopathy 1 (2.3) Cerebral cysticercosis 1 (2.3) Cranial trauma 1 (2.3)
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Solium and might lead to muscular, occular and cerebral cysticercosis.