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Multiple lesions on CT brain scan: tuberculosis or neurocysticercosis?
  1. Anuradha Bose1,
  2. Jolly Chandran2,
  3. Rekha Cherian3
  1. 1
    Department of Community Health , Christian Medical College, Vellore, India, 632002, India
  2. 2
    Department of Paediatrics, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, 632002, India
  3. 3
    Department of Radiology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, 632004, India
  1. abose{at}cmcvellore.ac.in

Summary

An 8-year-old girl with miliary tuberculosis, receiving appropriate treatment, presented with clinical features suggestive of increased intracranial pressure. She tested positive with the highly sensitive and specific1 enzyme-linked immunoelectrotransfer blot assay for cysticercosis.

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