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Intramedullary spinal cysticercosis cured with medical therapy: case report and review of literature.

Surgical Neurology 2009 December
BACKGROUND: Spinal intramedullary cysticercosis is a very uncommon manifestation of NCC, which is caused by the larvae of Taenia solium.

CASE DESCRIPTION: We report a case of spinal intramedullary cysticercosis who presented subacutely. Magnetic resonance imaging dorsal spine and CSF ELISA clinched the diagnosis. Eight weeks of medical therapy resulted in complete clinicoradiological cure.

CONCLUSION: Surgery used to be the mainstay treatment for spinal intramedullary cysticercosis; however, early diagnosis and medical therapy with albendazole and dexamethasone can obviate the need for surgery in many patients.

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