Neurocysticercosis an uncommon intra-cerebral infection in Malaysia

Muthusamy, Kalai Arasu and Khairul, A. and Waran, V. (2005) Neurocysticercosis an uncommon intra-cerebral infection in Malaysia. Medical Journal of Malaysia, 60 (4). pp. 514-516. ISSN 0300-5283,

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Neurocysticercosis, infection of the central nervous system (CNS) by larvae of the pork tapeworm Taenia solium, is the commonest neuroparasitic infection in humans. However in countries as in Malaysia it poses a diagnostic problem as the disease in not seen amongst the local population; however with the arrival of immigrant workers, a number of cases have recently been diagnosed. There were 3 cases of neurocysticercosis reported in our centre over the last 5 years.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: DH
Uncontrolled Keywords: Neurocysticercosis; taenia solium; scolex
Subjects: R Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr Jasny Razali
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2021 04:21
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2021 04:21

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