Image Challenge – December 11th

Reference here – Rashingkar, Revati. (2017). Disease of the week: Neurocysticercosis. University of California San Diego The Guardian. Accessed at Accessed on December 11, 2021

Question: What is the name of this parasitic disease depicted by the CT brain below that can be a cause of seizures?

Answer: Neurocysticercosis, which is due to the tapeworm Taenia solium, classically transmitted through consumption of undercooked pork products.

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