Clinical tomographic correlations of 220 patients with neurocisticercosis, Bahia, Brazil

Antônio de Souza Andrade-Filho, Luiz Frederico da Silva Figuerôa, Victor Mascarenhas Andrade-Souza
2007 Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases  
Neurocysticercosis (NCC) is a common parasitic disease in our region, presenting diversity of neurological symptoms and signs. The present study has as primary objective an evaluation of the NCC's clinical and epidemiological profile within Bahia State, by means of a prospective study of 220 patients diagnosed from March 1988 to March 1999, with a follow-up of six months. Exams, such as Computed Cranial Tomography Scan (CT), Cerebral Spine Fluid (CSF) and Electroencephalogram (EEG), were
more » ... (EEG), were accomplished in three distinct moments of these patients' evolution: at starting or diagnostic point (zero time), at after-intervention period (one month after treatment), and at control period (six months after treatment).
doi:10.1590/s1413-86702007000100025 pmid:17625739 fatcat:xa6gmyblbzdqbdrrzupzs5m6hq