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Neurocysticercosis

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Neurocysticercosis is a contributor of late onset epilepsy[1]

Disease classification WHO
B 69.0 neurocysticercosis

Several studies have reported an association between epilepsy and NC based on positive serum antibodies against Taenia solium, which has distorted the perception of the epidemiology of epilepsy related to NC. Immunoserologic assays, such as enzyme-linked immunoelectrotransfer blot assay (EITB) or enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA), detect antibodies against T. solium

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Weblinks

Cysticercosis by Taenia solium PHIL 3387 lores.jpg

Neurocysticercosis as a Cause of Epilepsy and Seizures in Two Community-Based Studies in a Cysticercosis Endemic Region in Peru

Immunological and Endocrine Profile of Two Patients with Severe Subarachnoid Neurocysticercosis, Resistant to the Cysticidal Treatment

Headaches More Common among Epilepsy Sufferers with Neurocysticercosis than Other Structural Brain Lesions

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