A study on the prevalence of Neurocysticercosis in a tertiary hospital

Author : M Sailaja, S. Umadevi

Neurocysticercosis (NCC) is an infection of brain caused by encysted larval stage (cysticercus cellulosae ) of Taenia-solium. Taenia-solium is worldwide most common in pork eating population. Taenia -solium taeniasis is endemic in Mexico, South Africa, Europe, Non Islamic countries of Southeast Asia. In India the infection is found among people who eat pork and in rural area.

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