alexa The cerebral form of toxocarosis in a seven-year-old patient.
Surgery

Surgery

Tropical Medicine & Surgery

Author(s): Kazek B, Jamroz E, Mandera M, BierzyskaMacyszyn G, Kluczewska E,

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Abstract INTRODUCTION: Toxocarosis is a consequence of human infection by Toxocara canis larvae. There are symptomatic (visceral, ocular) and asymptomatic courses of toxocarosis. The cerebral form is very rare. CASE REPORT: We present a seven-year-old patient who developed a cerebral form of toxocarosis. She demonstrated focal neurological symptoms (epilepsy) confirmed by neuro-imaging and histopathological examinations. A positive test for toxocarosis essentially completed the other outcomes. On the basis of the clinical picture and the conducted tests a diagnosis of a cerebral form of toxocarosis was established. Mebendazole was applied in treatment.
This article was published in Folia Neuropathol and referenced in Tropical Medicine & Surgery

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