Journal of Spine & NeurosurgeryISSN: 2325-9701

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Case Report, J Spine Neurosurg Vol: 3 Issue: 3

Intradural Intramedullary Neurocysticercosis- An Uncommon Presentation and Review of Literature

Sachin Bansal1*, Shilpi Gupta2, Meenakshi N. Kumar3 and Anjus Jaiswal4
1Consultant Pathologist, Narinder Mohan Hospital, Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad, India
2Senior Resident, Department of Microbiology, Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India
3Consultant Microbiologist, Narinder Mohan Hospital, Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad, Indias
4Consultant Neurologist, Narinder Mohan Hospital, Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad, India
Corresponding author : Sachin Bansal
Consultant Pathologist, Narinder Mohan Hospital, Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad, India
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Received: January 07, 2014 Accepted: March 26, 2014 Published: March 31, 2014
Citation: Bansal S, Gupta S, Kumar MN, Jaiswal A (2014) Intradural Intramedullary Neurocysticercosis- An Uncommon Presentation and Review of Literature. J Spine Neurosurg 3:3. doi:10.4172/2325-9701.1000143

Abstract

 Intradural Intramedullary Neurocysticercosis- An Uncommon Presentation and Review of Literature

Neurocysticercosis, involvement of central nervous system by Taenia solium, one of the most common parasitic diseases of the CNS. Incidence of spinal neurocysticercosis only 0.7-5.8% of all cases, even in endemic areas. Most cases occur in the spinal arachnoid space and cysticercosis in intramedullary location is extremely rare.

Keywords: Taenia solium; Intramedullary; Neurocysticercosis

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