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Research & Reviews  468 results

Natural History of Treated Neurocysticercosis and Long-Term Outcomes
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00001205

Feb 3rd, 2023 - The purpose of this protocol is to follow participants with cysticercosis during and after completion of treatment, to characterize the disease course during both short- and long-term follow-up, assess biomarkers associated with infection and resp...

Disseminated cysticercosis with multi-system involvement in a child.
https://doi.org/10.1111/pde.15222
Pediatric Dermatology; Kaur L, Bansal A et. al.

Feb 2nd, 2023 - We report a rare case of disseminated cysticercosis in a 7-year-old Indian girl with recent onset seizures treated with antiepileptics for 2 months. When she presented to dermatology clinic, she had multifocal subcutaneous and submucosal nodules. ...

Real-time multiplex PCR for human echinococcosis and differential diagnosis.
https://doi.org/10.1051/parasite/2023003
Parasite (Paris, France); Knapp J, Lallemand S et. al.

Jan 27th, 2023 - Molecular identification of rare human infectious pathogens appears to be one of the most relevant current methods for rapid diagnosis and management of patients. PCR techniques, in particular real-time quantitative PCR, are best suited for the de...

Anterior segment optical coherence tomography and ultrasound biomicroscopy in the diagn...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9853128
BMJ Case Reports; Vishwakarma P, Murthy SI et. al.

Jan 19th, 2023 - A female patient in her 20s presented with a bulbar conjunctival mass lesion that was diagnosed as nodular scleritis. It was treated with topical and oral steroids in another hospital. Imaging was done using anterior segment optical coherence tomo...

Spirometra mansoni sparganosis identified by metagenomic next-generation sequencing: a ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2022.12.038
International Journal of Infectious Diseases : IJID : Off... Hu D, Jin W et. al.

Jan 3rd, 2023 - A 30-year-old male patient had a cyst on the left hip and progressive enlargement for more than 2 months. Combined blood tests, magnetic resonance imaging, and pathology findings, cysticercosis infection was suspected. However, the treatment for c...

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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 28th, 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  16 results

Natural History of Treated Neurocysticercosis and Long-Term Outcomes
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00001205

Feb 3rd, 2023 - The purpose of this protocol is to follow participants with cysticercosis during and after completion of treatment, to characterize the disease course during both short- and long-term follow-up, assess biomarkers associated with infection and resp...

Sub Arachnoid Neurocysticercosis Treatment Outcome (SANTO)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02947581

Nov 16th, 2022 - Double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study in patients with subarachnoid cysticercosis of the basal cisterns or the Sylvian fissure, comparing in two parallel arms the efficacy of the standard of care anti-parasitic regime (30 days of ABZ ...

Two Cases of Pulmonary Cysticercosis Manifesting as Pleural Effusion: Case Report and Literature Review
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05010811

Aug 30th, 2021 - Cysticercosis is an important public health problem in developing countries. The major involvement sites are the central nervous system and the eyes,although striated muscles and subcutaneous tissues are frequently involved in the disseminated fo...

Taenia Solium Elimination Versus Control: What is the Best Way Forward for Sub-Saharan Africa?
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02612896

Mar 1st, 2021 - As T. solium is a zoonosis, it's control will be evaluated in a One Health perspective, tackling both the human and pig host. The study will be carried out in the Katete district, in the Eastern Province of Zambia, an area reported to be endemic f...

Parenchymal and Extraparenchymal Neurocysticercosis-A Registry Based Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04706819

Jan 13th, 2021 - Neurocysticercosis (NCC) is the commonest parasitic infection of the central nervous system. It can affect the brain, meninges, eyes as well as other parts of the body. Disseminated cysticercosis involves brain and one other organ such as muscles,...

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News  10 results

What Neglected Tropical Diseases Teach Us About Stigma
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/209336/infectious-diseases/what-neglected-tropical-diseases-teach-us-about?channel=234
Aileen Y. Chang, MD, Maria T. Ochoa, MD

Oct 3rd, 2019 - Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a group of 20 diseases that typically are chronic and cause long-term disability, which negatively impacts work productivity, child survival, and school performance and attendance with adverse effect on futur.

What Neglected Tropical Diseases Teach Us About Stigma
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/209336/infectious-diseases/what-neglected-tropical-diseases-teach-us-about
Aileen Y. Chang, MD, Maria T. Ochoa, MD

Oct 3rd, 2019 - Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a group of 20 diseases that typically are chronic and cause long-term disability, which negatively impacts work productivity, child survival, and school performance and attendance with adverse effect on futur.

Humaworm - 593083 - 04/20/2020
http://www.fda.gov/inspections-compliance-enforcement-and-criminal-investigations/warning-letters/humaworm-593083-04202020

Delivery Method: United Parcel Service Product: Drugs Food & Beverages Recipient: Recipient Name Reba G. Bailey Recipient Title Owner Humaworm 609 Lexington Street P. O. Box 190 Carrollton, MS 38917 United States Issuing Office: Office of Human an...

Revisiting delirious mania; Correcting an error
https://www.mdedge.com/psychiatry/article/126522/schizophrenia-other-psychotic-disorders/revisiting-delirious-mania

Jan 1st, 2017 - Revisiting delirious mania After treating a young woman with delirious mania, we were compelled to comment on the case report “Confused and nearly naked after going on spending sprees” (Cases That Test Your Skills, Current Psychiatry. July 2014, p.

Neurocysticercosis: Leading Cause of Acquired Epilepsy Worldwide
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/866570

Aug 1st, 2016 - Hello. I am Dr Paul Cantey, a medical epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). I am pleased to be speaking with you today as part of the CDC Expert Commentary Series on Medscape. Today I will be discussing neglected ...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →