Neurocysticercosis

Curr Opin Neurol. 1997 Jun;10(3):268-72. doi: 10.1097/00019052-199706000-00017.

Abstract

Neurocysticercosis is a pleomorphic parasitic disease that may mimic almost any other condition affecting the central nervous system. Recent studies have focused on diagnostic strategies and treatment of the most severe forms of the disease. This review covers the novel contributions made in those areas.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Anthelmintics / therapeutic use
  • Brain Diseases / diagnosis
  • Brain Diseases / drug therapy
  • Brain Diseases / parasitology*
  • Cysticercosis / complications
  • Cysticercosis / diagnosis*
  • Cysticercosis / drug therapy
  • Humans

Substances

  • Anthelmintics