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Causes of Neurocysticercosis

Primary Cause of Neurocysticercosis

The primary cause of Neurocysticercosis is the result:

  • of eating food from an animal infected with an infectious agent, or from food that is contaminated from the food handler (who is infected with Neurocysticercosis), or from contaminated soil or water, or from toxins produced by an infectious organism.
  • of an infectious agent.

Causes of Neurocysticercosis (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Neurocysticercosis that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Neurocysticercosis Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Neurocysticercosis:

Neurocysticercosis: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Neurocysticercosis, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Neurocysticercosis:

Neurocysticercosis: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Neurocysticercosis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Neurocysticercosis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Neurocysticercosis may be found in:


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