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Signs of Neurocysticercosis

Symptoms of Neurocysticercosis

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Neurocysticercosis may include:

Note that Neurocysticercosis symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Neurocysticercosis signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Neurocysticercosis:

Neurocysticercosis (cysticerci in the brain, spinal cord):

Symptoms of neurocysticercosis depend upon where and how many cysticerci (often called lesions) are found in the brain. Seizures, and headaches are the most common symptoms. However, confusion, lack of attention to people and surroundings, difficulty with balance, swelling of the brain (called hydrocephalus) may also occur. Death can occur suddenly with heavy infections.

(Source: excerpt from Cysticercosis: DPD)

More Symptoms of Neurocysticercosis:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Neurocysticercosis article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

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What are the signs of Neurocysticercosis?

The phrase "signs of Neurocysticercosis" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Neurocysticercosis that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Neurocysticercosis" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Neurocysticercosis.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Neurocysticercosis. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Neurocysticercosis has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Neurocysticercosis signs or Neurocysticercosis symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Neurocysticercosis may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Neurocysticercosis symptoms.


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