Neurocysticercosis - cyst with dot sign

Case contributed by Dr M Venkatesh


Young male presented with history of recurrent seizures

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male

Axial CT section of brain at the level of high fronto-parietal lobes showing a well defined ring lesion in the right frontal lobe with central hyperdense focus representing scolex and surrounding hypodensity is seen adjacent to lesion representing edema . These features are consistent with colloidal stage of neurocysticercosis .

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Case information

rID: 26291
Published: 11th Dec 2013
Last edited: 16th Dec 2015
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