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Cerebral Toxoplasmosis and Neurocysticercosis

by Carlo Raj, MD
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    The lecture Cerebral Toxoplasmosis and Neurocysticercosis by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course CNS Infection—Clinical Neurology. It contains the following chapters:

    • Cerebral Toxoplasmosis
    • Neurocysticercosis

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    1. Intracerebral hemorrhage
    2. CNS lymphoma
    3. Cerebral Toxoplasmosis
    4. Fungal infections
    5. Cerebral Tuberculosis
    1. A trial of therapy towards toxoplasmosis.
    2. Give steroids as part of the treatment protocol.
    3. Give trial of therapy towards toxoplasmosis ONLY if CSF serology is positive.
    4. Give one-time treatment towards toxoplasmosis.
    5. Give a trial of antibiotics.
    1. Toxoplasma gondii
    2. Histoplasmosis
    3. Neisseria Meningitidis
    4. Treponema Pallidum
    5. Cryptococcus
    1. Taenia Solium
    2. Toxoplasma gondii
    3. Histoplasma capsulatum
    4. Cryptococcus neoformans
    5. Ascaris lumbricoides
    1. Caused due to inhalation of spores from pigeon excreta.
    2. Intraventricular cyst rupture can cause chemical meningitis.
    3. Active lesion present as ring-enhancing lesions.
    4. Parenchymal calcification represents old cysts.
    5. CSF shows mild mononuclear pleocytosis.
    1. Toxoplasmosis gondii
    2. Cryptococcus neoformans
    3. Teania Solium
    4. Histoplasma capsulatum
    5. Ascariasis lumbricoides

    Author of lecture Cerebral Toxoplasmosis and Neurocysticercosis

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD


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