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Diagnostic challenges between Chiari malformation and neurocysticercosis

The development of hydrocephalus with reaccumulation of fluid in the surgical site.

Diagnosis of neurocysticercosis can be challenging due to a wide variety of symptoms depending on the location, developmental stage, and the number of cysts when symptomatic. However, uninflamed extraparenchymal cysts are isodense to cerebrospinal fluid and may

Neurocysticercosis: a mayor public health problem

Neurocysticercosis (NCC) is the most frequent parasitic disease of the central nervous system, and it occurs when the larvae of the tapeworm Taenia solium infects the central nervous system. This disease is endemic in most developing countries