Case contributed by Dr Pradosh Kumar Sarangi


Seizures for 5 years, no past history of tuberculosis.

Patient Data

Age: 22-year-old
Gender: Male

Multiple ring enhancing lesions with few showing eccentric dot within (suggestive of scolex) noted in both supratentorial and infratentorial location. There is perifocal edema.

Case Discussion

This case illustrates typical features of Neurocysticercosis (NCC) in colloidal vesicular stage. Cyst with dot sign can be noticed in few sections. Patient was started on Albendazole, Phenytoin and Dexamethasone and showed improvement in few weeks.

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Case information

rID: 41502
Published: 6th Dec 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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