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Neurocysticercosis Association with Cognitive and Aberrant Behavioural Symptoms: A Case Report and Review

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Author(s): Rohit Verma | Kuljeet Singh Anand | Mina Chandra | Neha Prakash | Ankur Sachdeva

Journal: Journal of Behavioral and Brain Science
ISSN 2160-5866

Volume: 01;
Issue: 04;
Start page: 229;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: Neurocysticercosis | Dementia | Neuropsychiatric

ABSTRACT
Neurocysticercosis (NCC) is a leading cause of seizures and epilepsy worldwide. Its clinical manifestations are varied, non specific and pleomorphic, depending on multiple factors. Since NCC mimic large number of neurological disorders, it is important that clinicians should be familiar with these rare presentations to avoid delay in diagnosis and management. We herein describe an unusual case of multiple NCC’s involving entire cortex with only cognitive and behavioural manifestations and review pertinent literature.
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