Disseminated neurocysticercosis

Case contributed by Dr Vinay Shah

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20 year old female with convulsions.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female
MRI

Multiple well defined sub centimeter hyperintense lesions in both cerebral and cerebellar hemispheres, including the bilateral ganglio-thalamic region.  Internal eccentric scolex noted. No evidence of mass effect. Multiple other similar lesions are seen in the sclap region, both orbits and infratemporal fossae.

Case Discussion

These findings represents disseminated intra- and extracranial neurocysticercosis

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Case information

rID: 20535
Case created: 24th Nov 2012
Last edited: 6th Feb 2017
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