Cysticercosis

Cysticercosis: seizures, headache, CT shows enhancing cyst, serology detects antigen)


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  • Cysticercosis
  • seizures, headache, CT shows enhancing cyst, serology detects antigen)
  • seizure, headache, n/v
  • subcutaneous nodules (if cysticerci under skin)
  • CT, serology (EITB detects antigen)
  • Taenia solium (pig tapeworm), cysticerci in tissue (brain, muscle) causes immune response
  • antiepileptic, antiparasitic, corticosteroid