Neurocysticercosis Association with Cognitive and Aberrant Behavioural Symptoms: A Case Report and Review
Rohit Verma, Kuljeet Singh Anand, Mina Chandra, Neha Prakash, Ankur Sachdeva
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Neurocysticercosis (NCC) is a leading cause of seizures and epilepsy worldwide. Its clinical manifestations are varied, non specific and pleomorphic, depending on multiple factors. Since NCC mimic large number of neurological disorders, it is important that clinicians should be familiar with these rare presentations to avoid delay in diagnosis and management. We herein describe an unusual case of multiple NCC’s involving entire cortex with only cognitive and behavioural manifestations and review pertinent literature.

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R. Verma, K. Anand, M. Chandra, N. Prakash and A. Sachdeva, "Neurocysticercosis Association with Cognitive and Aberrant Behavioural Symptoms: A Case Report and Review," Journal of Behavioral and Brain Science, Vol. 1 No. 4, 2011, pp. 229-233. doi: 10.4236/jbbs.2011.14029.

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