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CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 111-112

Intraventricular and subarachnoid racemose cysticercosis


1 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences, Jalandhar, Punjab, India
2 Department of Medicine, Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences, Jalandhar, Punjab, India

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448, Opp. Singla Memorial Hospital, Prem Basti, Sangrur, Punjab - 148 001
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DOI: 10.4103/2229-5070.86950

PMID: 23508622

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Cysticercosis is endemic in India. Neurocysticercosis most commonly affects the brain parenchyma, which presents as focal lesions with the surrounding edema which later calcify. Rarely, it may affect the ventricular system and subarachnoid spaces and this form is known as racemose cysticercosis. We present magnetic resonance findings in a case of racemose cysticercosis.


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