Paracistic Infections Of The Brain (Neurocysticercosis)

September 3, 2018

Neurocysticercosis Pork tapeworm larvae produce this infection. Of all the worms that leads to brain infections, the pork tapeworm causes by far the most extensive cases of brain infections within Western Hemisphere. After people eat food tainted with the tapeworm’s eggs, excretions in the stomach induce the eggs to hatch into larvae. The larvae enter the bloodstream and are scattered to all sections of the body, including the brain. The…

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