Neurocysticercosis is the most common parasitic neurological disease worldwide, yet in Europe, it remains relatively uncommon, with many practitioners rarely seeing a case. However, immigration and international travel mean that it is becoming increasingly recognised and diagnosed in developed countries. Being a treatable condition, it is essential to be familiar with the diagnosis and to appreciate its mimics and breadth of its possible clinical presentations.
- differential diagnosis
- tropical neurology
- travel neurology
- Infectious diseases
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