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Case 15-2012: Diplopia, headaches, and papilledema

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dc.contributor.author García Lescano, Héctor Hugo
dc.contributor.author Rodriguez, S.
dc.contributor.author Dorny, P.
dc.date.accessioned 2022-01-18T19:26:50Z
dc.date.available 2022-01-18T19:26:50Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12866/10925
dc.description.abstract Neurocysticercosis is endemic in most of the world, and it accounts for 2% of seizure cases in some areas of the United States.1 Extraparenchymal neurocysticercosis, discussed in the Case Record involving a patient with this disease (May 17 issue),2 is a slowly progressive disease that frequently involves the subarachnoid spinal space3 and can be fatal. It should be treated with surgery or antiparasitic agents until there are no remaining lesions.Although it is more sensitive than computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging may not show all lesions. Monoclonal antibody–based antigen detection, briefly mentioned in the discussion of management . . . en_US
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Massachusetts Medical Society
dc.relation.ispartofseries New England Journal of Medicine
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccess
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/deed.es
dc.subject Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging en_US
dc.subject Disease Severity en_US
dc.subject Headache en_US
dc.subject Antiparasitic Agent en_US
dc.subject Letter en_US
dc.subject Clinical Feature en_US
dc.subject Computer Assisted Tomography en_US
dc.subject Antibody Detection en_US
dc.subject Immunoassay en_US
dc.subject Neurocysticercosis en_US
dc.subject Monoclonal Antibody en_US
dc.subject Diplopia en_US
dc.subject Treatment Indication en_US
dc.subject Neurosurgery en_US
dc.subject Papilledema en_US
dc.subject Subarachnoid Space en_US
dc.title Case 15-2012: Diplopia, headaches, and papilledema en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMc1206959
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.01.00
dc.relation.issn 1533-4406

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