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.
|Translated title of the contribution||Generalized epilepsy in a case of child cysticercosis cerebri, with parenchymal, meningeal and ventricular localizations|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Bollettino - Lega Italiana contro l'Epilessia|
|Publication status||Published - 1992|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Neurology