Introduction: Neurocysticercosis


Neurocysticercosis: Brain/CNS infection with the tapeworm Cysticercosis

Neurocysticercosis: Cysticercosis is an infection caused by the pork tapeworm, Taenia solium. Infection occurs when the tapeworm larvae enter the body and form cysticerci (SIS-tuh-sir-KEY) (cysts). When cysticerci are found in the brain, the condition is called neurocysticercosis (NEW-row SIS-tuh-sir-KO-sis). 1

Researching symptoms of Neurocysticercosis: Further information about the symptoms of Neurocysticercosis is available including a list of symptoms of Neurocysticercosis, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.

Treatments for Neurocysticercosis: Various information is available about treatments available for Neurocysticercosis, or research treatments for other diseases.

         Contents for Neurocysticercosis:

1. excerpt from Cysticercosis: DPD

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