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Neurocysticercosis clinical manifestations and treatment

Joint Event on 12th International Conference on Vascular Dementia and Dementia & 8th International Conference on Neurological Disorders and Stroke
March 14-16, 2019 | London, UK

Uriel Rael Moreno Araujo,Jose Roberto Valdes Carrizales, Jose Antonio Uehara Gonzalez and Jorge Fernando Aragon Arreola

Hospital General 450 Durango, Mexico

Keynote : J Brain Neurol


Cysticercosis is one of the most common parasitic diseases of the nervous system in humans, and constitutes a major public health problem for most of the developing world. The clinical manifestations of Neurocysticercosis (NCC) largely depend on the host immune response against the parasite. NCC diagnosis is based upon neuroimaging studies (Computerized Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging) and antibody/ antigen detection in the serum and the cerebrospinal fluid. Anticysticercal therapy has been marked by an intense controversy.


Uriel Rael Moreno Araujo is a medical surgeon for the Autonomic National University of Mexico (UNAM) at the age of 25. He completed his 2 years of general surgery in the health secretary of the city of México (SEDESA) and 4 years of Neurosurgery at Durango’s Secretary of Health (SSD). 


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