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ALLMedicine™ Neurocysticercosis Center

Research & Reviews  465 results

Neurocysticercosis in Children.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pcl.2021.09.005
Pediatric Clinics of North America; Veeravigrom M, Thampratankul L

Nov 20th, 2021 - Neurocysticercosis is one of the most common parasitic infections in the central nervous system in children. The usual clinical manifestation is new-onset focal seizure. However, there are other multiple clinical manifestations, such as increased ...

The many facets of disseminated parenchymal brain cysticercosis: A differential diagnos...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8601456
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Del Brutto OH, Garcia HH

Nov 19th, 2021 - Neurocysticercosis (NCC), the infection of the nervous system by the cystic larvae of Taenia solium, is a highly pleomorphic disease because of differences in the number and anatomical location of lesions, the viability of parasites, and the sever...

Neurocysticercosis superimposing Schwannoma: A Unique Combination of Two Pathologies at...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2020.10.111
World Neurosurgery; Choudhary A, Kaushik K et. al.

Nov 11th, 2021 - Neurocysticercosis superimposing Schwannoma: A Unique Combination of Two Pathologies at Cerebellopontine Cistern.|2021|Choudhary A,Kaushik K,Ahuja A,Varshney R,Sharma R,|

Neuroimaging in Neurocysticercosis
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1168784-overview

Nov 10th, 2021 - Background Taeniasis and cysticercosis remain a global public health problem in both the developing and developed countries. Infection is becoming increasingly common in the latter because of the increasing immigration and more frequent travel to ...

Neuroimaging in Neurocysticercosis
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1168784-print

Nov 10th, 2021 - Background Taeniasis and cysticercosis remain a global public health problem in both the developing and developed countries. Infection is becoming increasingly common in the latter because of the increasing immigration and more frequent travel to ...

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Guidelines  2 results

Diagnosis and Treatment of Neurocysticercosis: 2017 Clinical Practice Guidelines by the...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5889044
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication Of... White AC, Coyle CM et. al.

Apr 5th, 2018 - Diagnosis and Treatment of Neurocysticercosis: 2017 Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH).|2018|White AC,Coyle CM,Rajshekhar V,Singh G,Ha...

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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Drugs  17 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  6 results

Treatment of Peri-calcification Edema in Neurocysticercosis (NCC)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02945527

Apr 18th, 2019 - This study will evaluate 24 patients with calcified NCC and edema in three treatment arms to compare the reduction in edema volume

PET Imaging of Peripheral Benzodiazepine Receptors in Patients With Neurocysticercosis Using [F-18]FB
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00527579

Jul 5th, 2018 - Objective In endemic regions neurocysticercosis is the most common cause of adult acquired epilepsy and thus an important public health problem. The disease is caused by infection with the larval form of the tapeworm, Taenia solium. Although neuro...

Computerized Cognitive Rehabilitation in Children After Severe Malaria
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01743417

May 22nd, 2017 - Background: Our Fogarty "Brain Disorders" R21 study findings demonstrated that attention and working memory deficits persist in one out of four children with cerebral malaria (CM) (Boivin et al., 2007; John, Bangirana et al., 2008). Uganda has one...

Effects of 2 Different Duration of Albendazole Therapy in Patients With Neurocysticercosis in Brain ≤ 5 Lesions on CT
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02243644

Jan 1st, 2016 - The trial will be comparing the effectiveness of short and long duration of albendazole ie 7 and 28 days therapy in patients with parenchymal neurocysticercosis in terms of complete resolution or calcification of cyst on CT head at the end of 6 mo...

Neurocysticercosis: Combined Treatment With Praziquantel (PZQ) and Albendazole (ABZ)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00441285

Jun 11th, 2015 - Neurocysticercosis is the single major cause of acquired or late-onset epilepsy in the world, and a common diagnosis in immigrant populations in the United States and other industrialized countries. An estimated 50 million humans are affected by N...

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News  20 results

Tapeworm-Induced Seizures; Brain Plasticity and Music; Vaccines' Neurologic Effects
https://www.medpagetoday.com/neurology/generalneurology/95695

Nov 16th, 2021 - The case report of a 38-year-old man with altered mental status and new onset of seizures detailed his diagnosis of neurocysticercosis, a brain infection caused by ingesting eggs from the tapeworm Taenia solium. (New England Journal of Medicine) A...

Migraine in Patients with Calcified Neurocysticercosis
https://www.mdedge.com/neurology/migraineresourcecenter/article/203088/headache-migraine/migraine-patients-calcified?channel=63462

Jun 18th, 2019 - The clinical characteristics of migraine attacks are sufficiently different in patients with and without neurocysticercosis, a new study found. Researchers investigated the characteristics of migraine attacks in patients with calcified neurocystic.

Migraine in Patients with Calcified Neurocysticercosis
https://www.mdedge.com/neurology/migraineresourcecenter/article/203088/headache-migraine/migraine-patients-calcified

Jun 18th, 2019 - The clinical characteristics of migraine attacks are sufficiently different in patients with and without neurocysticercosis, a new study found. Researchers investigated the characteristics of migraine attacks in patients with calcified neurocystic.

Doctors Expected a Brain Tumor. It Was a Tapeworm
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/914232

Jun 11th, 2019 -   June 10, 2019 — Rachel Palma had been having odd symptoms for months — hallucinations, dropping things, trouble speaking. Her many visits to the emergency room didn't solve things. Finally, a brain scan revealed what seemed to be the cause: a ma...

Identifying and Treating CNS Vasculitis
https://www.mdedge.com/neurology/article/174562/stroke/identifying-and-treating-cns-vasculitis

Sep 28th, 2018 - HILTON HEAD, SC—Vasculitis is a general term for a group of uncommon diseases involving inflammation of blood vessels, which can lead to the occlusion or destruction of the vessels and to ischemia of the tissues supplied by those vessels. CNS vasc.

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