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|Type:||Artigo de periódico|
|Title:||Subcutaneous and cerebral cysticercosis|
de Moraes, AM
|Abstract:||Cysticercosis is a human infestation, which is considered the most common cause of seizures worldwide. The subcutaneous lesions can help in the diagnosis of neurocysticercosis. We describe a case of a 45-year-old patient with multiple cutaneous nodules first seen 2 years ago that were increasing in number, and normal neurologic and fundoscopic examination. Neurologic symptoms stalled 3 months before hospital admission as a mild headache and muscular weakness. The imaging examinations showed a massive central nervous system involvement. Physicians must be aware of the importance of subcutaneous nodule examination for the diagnosis of neurocysticercosis.|
|Appears in Collections:||Artigos e Materiais de Revistas Científicas - Unicamp|
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