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neurocysticercosis

Definitions

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  • n. The presence of cysts in the parenchyma of the brain, often associated with seizures.

Etymologies

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neuro- +‎ cysticercosis

Examples

  • A truer picture of the numbers are the 30 to 40 cases of brain-affecting disease from the pork tapeworm - known as neurocysticercosis - treated by Tucson's top exotic infectious disease specialist, Dr. Eskild Petersen at the University of Arizona, during his 30-year career.

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  • The most serious consequence of infection is a disease called neurocysticercosis, which occurs when the larval cysts (or cysticerci) of the parasite enter the central nervous system and become lodged in the brain, spinal cord or eyes.

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  • This could ultimately lead to a reduction, or elimination, of the human brain disease known as neurocysticercosis ".

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  • He was treated for the last four months of the year in Orlando, after tests in August revealed that he had neurocysticercosis, a parasitic infection that causes a brain abscess.

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  • May 3rd, 2006 at 8:01 pm rwcole – hog cholera sounds slightly better than something else you can get from eating contaminated pork in the Rio Grande Valley – neurocysticercosis.

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  • In humans the infection causes neurocysticercosis - the most frequent preventable cause of epilepsy in the developing world.

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  • Vaccine could result in elimination of the parasite that causes neurocysticercosis unltd. org If you like this ...

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  • While many people never develop symptoms, neurocysticercosis nevertheless "remains a serious health concern, especially among the poor," Loyola researchers wrote in the April issue of the journal

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  • In Mexico, up to 10 percent of the population may have the infection, neurocysticercosis.

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  • Gundra UM, Teale JM (2008) Expression and distribution of Toll-like receptors 11-13 in the brain during murine neurocysticercosis.

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