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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 87-89

Corpus callosal infarction due to disseminated cysticercosis


1 Department of Neurology, Narayana Medical College Hospital, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India
2 Department of Radiology, Narayana Medical College Hospital, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India
3 Department of Neurosurgery, Narayana Medical College Hospital, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Amit Agrawal
Department of Neurosurgery, Narayana Medical College Hospital, Chinthareddypalem, Nellore - 524 003, Andhra Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2349-4220.148013

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Disseminated cysticercosis (DCC) is the widespread dissemination of cysticercus cellulosae (larva of pork tapeworm). CNS complications of DCC include encephalitis, obstructive hydrocephalus, raised intracranial pressure, ischemic infarctions, hemorrhage, and rarely subarachnoid hemorrhage. Here, we report a case of young male who developed corpus callosal infarction following cysticercal angitis.


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