Cysticercosis cerebri in Irian Jaya. A case report

G. Tjahjadi, D. B. Subianto, Sutjahjo Endardjo, S. S. Margono

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Abstract

A case is presented in which epilepsy was caused by diffuse involvement of cysticerci in the cortical layer of both cerebral hemispheres. The diagnosis was confirmed by histopathological examination. In the area of Irian Jaya cerebral cysticercosis should always be taken into consideration as the possible cause of epilepsy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)279-283
Number of pages5
JournalTropical and Geographical Medicine
Volume30
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1978

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