Symptoms of Neurocysticercosis


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General information about symptoms of Neurocysticercosis: The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible symptoms of Neurocysticercosis. This symptom information has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of symptoms of Neurocysticercosis. Furthermore, symptoms of Neurocysticercosis may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of symptoms and whether they are indeed symptoms of Neurocysticercosis.

List of symptoms of Neurocysticercosis: The list of symptoms mentioned in various sources for Neurocysticercosis includes:

Symptoms of Neurocysticercosis: Neurocysticercosis (cysticerci in the brain, spinal cord):

Symptoms of neurocysticercosis depend upon where and how many cysticerci (often called lesions) are found in the brain. Seizures, and headaches are the most common symptoms. However, confusion, lack of attention to people and surroundings, difficulty with balance, swelling of the brain (called hydrocephalus) may also occur. Death can occur suddenly with heavy infections.

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More symptoms of Neurocysticercosis: In addition to the above information, to get a full picture of the possible symptoms of this condition and its related conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by complications of Neurocysticercosis, underlying causes of Neurocysticercosis, associated conditions for Neurocysticercosis, risk factors for Neurocysticercosis, or other related conditions.

Medical articles on symptoms: These general reference articles may be of interest:



Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Cysticercosis: DPD

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