volume 26, issue 3, P305-309 2011
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2011.635820
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Abstract: The infection of brain and its coverings by larval stage of tapeworm Taenia solium leads to Neurocysticercosis (NCC). The intraventricular form of NCC (IVNCC) has a rapidly progressive course and seen in 15-54% cases. This demands prompt management, as the patients usually present with features of raised intracranial pressure because of cyst load or occlusion of CSF pathways due to associated ependymitis and basal arachnoiditis. The commonest site of occurrence is in fourth ventricle. Neuroimaging is mainstay …

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