The young man brought to a hospital in India for seizures turned out to have neurocysticercosis. The potentially fatal condition is caused by ingestion of pork tapeworm’s eggs. What are the symptoms? ( Pixabay )
An 18-year-old who was brought to a hospital in India for seizures turned out to have parasite infestation in his brain.
Seizures Causing Stiffened Muscles And Loss Of Consciousness
In a case study published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Thursday, doctors at the ESIC Medical College and Hospital in Faridabad reported that the patient went to the ER with swelling over the right eye and tonic-clonic seizure.
These neural disturbances, also known as “grand mal” seizures, cause stiffened muscles and loss of…