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Isolated intramedullary spinal cysticercosis: A case report with review of literature of a rare presentation


 Department of Neurosurgery and Microbiology, J.N Medical College and KLES Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital and Medical Research Centre, KLE University, Belgaum, Karnataka, India

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Praful Suresh Maste,
Department of Neurosurgery, KLE's Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Nehru Nagar, Belgaum - 590 010, Karnataka
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A number of parasitic infections can involve the central nervous system of which neurocysticercosis (NCC) is the most common one in developing countries. Most often the brain is involved, spine and spinal cord involvement is very rare and intramedullary involvement is rarer still. Here, we report a 30-year-old male patient, with intramedullary NCC of dorsal spinal cord.


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