Neurocysticercosis

Case contributed by Dr Pradosh Kumar Sarangi

Presentation

Seizures for 5 years, no past history of tuberculosis.

Patient Data

Age: 22-year-old
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

Multiple ring enhancing lesions with few showing eccentric dot within (suggestive of scolex) noted in both supratentorial and infratentorial location. There is perifocal edema.

Case Discussion

This case illustrates typical features of Neurocysticercosis (NCC) in colloidal vesicular stage. Cyst with dot sign can be noticed in few sections. Patient was started on Albendazole, Phenytoin and Dexamethasone and showed improvement in few weeks.

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Case Information

rID: 41502
Case created: 4th Dec 2015
Last edited: 19th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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