EPILESSIA GENERALIZZATA IN UN CASO INFANTILE DI CISTICERCOSI CEREBRALE CON LOCALIZZAZIONI PARENCHIMALI, MENINGEE E VENTRICOLARI

Translated title of the contribution: Generalized epilepsy in a case of child cysticercosis cerebri, with parenchymal, meningeal and ventricular localizations

A. Scabar, G. Cristofori, M. Paci, M. G. Petroni, M. Carrozzi, M. R. Cilio

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Abstract

The authors describe the case of a child affected by neurocysticercosis, an infestation of the CNS due to larvae of Taenia solium, a rare pathology in our region. EEG and NMR studies confirmed multiple localizations involving meningeal, parenchymal and ventricular regions. The child suffered from generalized epilepsy with focal EEG aspects. Despite therapy, progressive clinical complication lead to state of coma and death.

Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)119-122
Number of pages4
JournalBollettino - Lega Italiana contro l'Epilessia
Issue number79-80
Publication statusPublished - 1992

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  • Clinical Neurology

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