Revised Diagnostic Criteria for Neurocysticercosis

This simplified revised set of diagnostic criteria may facilitate its more uniform and widespread applicability in different clinical scenarios and environments.  Continue reading

Diagnostic Criteria for Neurocysticercosis

Diagnostic Criteria for Neurocysticercosis

Absolute

· Histologic demonstration of the parasite from biopsy of a brain or spinal cord lesion

· Cystic lesions showing the scolex on CT or MRI

· Direct visualization of subretinal parasites by fundoscopic examination

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