Neurocysticercosis

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Oscar H. Del Brutto, Gustavo C. Roman, Julio Sotelo
CRC Press, Jan 1, 1998 - Medical - 239 pages
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Neurocysticercosis is the most common parasitic disease of the nervous system worldwide. This is a comprehensive, single-source review of the history, epidemiology, biological and parasitological features of the disease, as well as its immunological, clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic aspects.
 

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Contents

The History of Taeniosis and Cysticercosis
1
Neuroepidemiology of Cysticercosis
7
Life Cycle of Taenia solium
29
Neuropathology
37
Immunopathogenesis
47
Clinical Manifestations
57
Imaging Diagnostic Methods
73
Laboratory Findings and Immunological Diagnosis
95
Unification of Diagnostic Criteria for Human Cysticercosis
107
Therapy of Human Cysticercosis
113
Neurocysticercosis in Infants and Children
137
Prevention and Public Health Aspects
141
References
153
Subject Index
202
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