Neurocysticercosis with calcified cyst

Case contributed by DrNeil


Presented with seizures and have family history of brain tumors(Father and sister) both of who died. No signs of increased ICT or any other neurological deficits.

Patient Data

Age: 15
Gender: Female

Single dark lesion seen probably a calcified cyst.

Case Discussion

Previous MRI scans showed grey and white matter edema (Brain tumors show predominant white matter edema)

CT scanning showed a cyst.

Patient was followed through three years. No growth found.

Was diagnosed to have a calcified cyst.

Patient doing good with antiepileptics.

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Case information

rID: 16982
Published: 6th Mar 2012
Last edited: 15th Jan 2016
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