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Research & Reviews  407 results

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

May 13th, 2022 - 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...

Endemic Thoracic Infections in Sub-Saharan Africa.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rcl.2022.01.003
Radiologic Clinics of North America; Rydzak CE, Lima AS et. al.

May 10th, 2022 - Although many of the thoracic infections endemic to Africa are also present around the world, this article focuses on entities that are emerging or disproportionately affect populations living in sub-Saharan Africa. Important emerging or reemergin...

Case 305.
https://doi.org/10.1148/radiol.210452
Radiology Caruso S, Marrone G et. al.

Apr 26th, 2022 - A 27-year-old man was admitted to the emergency department with fever and thoracic pain. In the previous 6 months, the patient lost a substantial amount of weight (12 kg). His family history was negative for cardiac disease. Electrocardiography re...

Prevalence and factors associated with human Taenia solium taeniosis and cysticercosis ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9064101
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Rahantamalala A, Rakotoarison RL et. al.

Apr 12th, 2022 - Infections with the tapeworm Taenia solium (taeniosis and cysticercosis) are Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) highly endemic in Madagascar. These infections are however underdiagnosed, underreported and their burden at the community level remains...

Cysticercosis & Heart: A Systematic Review.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpcardiol.2022.101195
Current Problems in Cardiology; García-Martínez CE, Scatularo CE et. al.

Apr 9th, 2022 - Cysticercosis is a parasitic tissue infection caused by larval cysts of the tapeworm Taenia solium. These larval cysts infect brain, muscle, or other tissue, and are a major cause of adult-onset seizures in most low-income countries with tropical ...

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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  4 results

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

May 13th, 2022 - 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...

The Burden of (Neuro)Cysticercosis Among People Living With HIV in Rural Tanzania
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03851419

Mar 1st, 2019 - People living with HIV and matched HIV negative controls will be tested serologically for cysticercosis, examined neurologically and will undergo CT scanning to determine the prevalence and presentation of NCC. Furthermore, the immune system respo...

Brain Tissue Swelling and Seizure Activity in Inactive Cysticercosis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00001912

Jul 2nd, 2017 - Seizures are the most common clinical manifestation of cerebral cysticercosis and occur in the presence of viable, dying, and calcified or non-calcified dead cysts. How calcified cysts provoke seizures is not known but recent observations demonstr...

Taenia Solium Control Case Study in Zambia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01368354

Feb 11th, 2015 - The study procedure will consist of conducting a pilot study with census to establish the sample frame, shortly followed by a baseline survey during which baseline data on human cysticercosis, porcine cysticercosis (serological test), STH infectio...

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News  9 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.

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 ...

Neurocysticercosis: A Treatable Cause of Epilepsy
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/810261_1

Sep 6th, 2013 - New Guidelines: Treatment of Parenchymal Neurocysticercosis The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) recently published evidence-based guidelines[1] on the treatment of parenchymal neurocysticercosis. According to the AAN guideline, neurocysticerco...

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