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Research & Reviews  1,019 results

Taenia solium Cysticercosis and Its Impact in Neurological Disease.
https://doi.org/10.1128/CMR.00085-19
Clinical Microbiology Reviews; Garcia HH, Gonzalez AE et. al.

May 26th, 2020 - SUMMARYTaenia solium neurocysticercosis (NCC) is endemic in most of the world and contributes significantly to the burden of epilepsy and other neurological morbidity. Also present in developed countries because of immigration and travel, NCC is o...

Zoonotic and vector-borne parasites and epilepsy in low-income and middle-income countr...
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41582-020-0361-3
Nature Reviews. Neurology; Singh G, Angwafor SA et. al.

May 19th, 2020 - Zoonotic and vector-borne parasites are important preventable risk factors for epilepsy. Three parasitic infections - cerebral malaria, Taenia solium cysticercosis and onchocerciasis - have an established association with epilepsy. Parasitoses are...

Epidemiology of Taenia saginata taeniosis/cysticercosis: a systematic review of the dis...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7206752
Parasites & Vectors; Eichenberger RM, Thomas LF et. al.

May 9th, 2020 - Taenia saginata is an important zoonotic parasite, causing taeniosis in humans and cysticercosis in bovines, the latter being a significant concern for the global beef industry. Many countries in East, Southeast and South Asia are experiencing rap...

Diagnosis of Porcine Cysticercosis at Necropsy: When Is Enough, Enough?
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pt.2020.04.006
Trends in Parasitology; Lightowlers MW

May 2nd, 2020 - Changes in the incidence of porcine cysticercosis is used commonly in the assessment of efforts to control the transmission of Taenia solium, the cause of human neurocysticercosis. Although cysticerci may occasionally occur in tissues other than t...

Disseminated cysticercosis and Kaposi sarcoma in a child with HIV/AIDS: A case report.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7183726
BMC Infectious Diseases; McCormick DW, Bacha JM et. al.

Apr 26th, 2020 - Clinical manifestations of extraneural infection with the pork tapeworm Taenia solium typically affect the muscles, eyes, alimentary canal, and/or subcutaneous tissues. Children living with HIV are at increased risk for more widespread and severe ...

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Guidelines  1 results

Screening, diagnosis and management of human cysticercosis and Taenia solium taeniasis:...
https://doi.org/10.1111/tmi.12887
Tropical Medicine & International Health : TM & IH; Zammarchi L, Bonati M et. al.

Apr 27th, 2017 - Neurocysticercosis, the central nervous system's localised form of cysticercosis, is considered to be the leading cause of epilepsy in the developing world. In Europe, the disease is mainly imported and affects both immigrants and travellers. Howe...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  1,055 results

Taenia solium Cysticercosis and Its Impact in Neurological Disease.
https://doi.org/10.1128/CMR.00085-19
Clinical Microbiology Reviews; Garcia HH, Gonzalez AE et. al.

May 26th, 2020 - SUMMARYTaenia solium neurocysticercosis (NCC) is endemic in most of the world and contributes significantly to the burden of epilepsy and other neurological morbidity. Also present in developed countries because of immigration and travel, NCC is o...

Zoonotic and vector-borne parasites and epilepsy in low-income and middle-income countr...
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41582-020-0361-3
Nature Reviews. Neurology; Singh G, Angwafor SA et. al.

May 19th, 2020 - Zoonotic and vector-borne parasites are important preventable risk factors for epilepsy. Three parasitic infections - cerebral malaria, Taenia solium cysticercosis and onchocerciasis - have an established association with epilepsy. Parasitoses are...

Epidemiology of Taenia saginata taeniosis/cysticercosis: a systematic review of the dis...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7206752
Parasites & Vectors; Eichenberger RM, Thomas LF et. al.

May 9th, 2020 - Taenia saginata is an important zoonotic parasite, causing taeniosis in humans and cysticercosis in bovines, the latter being a significant concern for the global beef industry. Many countries in East, Southeast and South Asia are experiencing rap...

Diagnosis of Porcine Cysticercosis at Necropsy: When Is Enough, Enough?
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pt.2020.04.006
Trends in Parasitology; Lightowlers MW

May 2nd, 2020 - Changes in the incidence of porcine cysticercosis is used commonly in the assessment of efforts to control the transmission of Taenia solium, the cause of human neurocysticercosis. Although cysticerci may occasionally occur in tissues other than t...

Disseminated cysticercosis and Kaposi sarcoma in a child with HIV/AIDS: A case report.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7183726
BMC Infectious Diseases; McCormick DW, Bacha JM et. al.

Apr 26th, 2020 - Clinical manifestations of extraneural infection with the pork tapeworm Taenia solium typically affect the muscles, eyes, alimentary canal, and/or subcutaneous tissues. Children living with HIV are at increased risk for more widespread and severe ...

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News  39 results

Neglected Infections of Poverty - Toxocariasis
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/738518

Mar 27th, 2011 - I'm Paul Cantey, a Medical Epidemiologist with CDC's Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria. Today, I'm here to speak with you as part of the CDC Expert Video Commentary Series on Medscape. I'll be talking about one of the neglected infections...

Perilesional Edema Linked to Seizures in Neurocysticercosis
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/583082

Nov 4th, 2008 - November 5, 2008 — Results from a prospective study investigating the clinical significance of perilesional edema suggest the problem is common and strongly associated with seizures in neurocysticercosis. The findings are published online November...

Treatment of Neurocysticercosis and Related Seizures?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/413697

Feb 12th, 2001 - Question A 45-year-old woman has a solitary cysticercosis lesion in the right parietal region (seen on MRI scan) leading to seizures. Her seizures have been controlled with phenytoin. Should she be given anthelmintics such as mebendazole or praziq...

First Episode of Seizure in a Child With a Ring-Enhancing Brain Lesion?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/413757

Mar 30th, 2000 - Question What should be the diagnostic and therapeutic approach to a child who has had a first episode of seizure, in whom a single ring-enhancing lesion is identified on CT scan of the brain? C.R. Sundaresan, MD Response from Elaine Wyllie, MD Th...

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