Seizure 2021 Feb 18. Epub 2021 Feb 18.
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, City University of New York, 55 West 125(th) Street, New York, NY, 10027, USA; Institute for Implementation Science in Population Health, City University of New York, New York, NY, 10027, USA. Electronic address:
Epilepsy and neurocysticercosis are common neurological disorders and are major public health issues that contribute to the world's burden of disease. Acute symptomatic seizures, the main clinical manifestation of parenchymal neurocysticercosis, are caused by the host brain immune-inflammatory process in response to the death or degenerative phase of the parasite. Seizures may recur over the course of several months while the local inflammatory activity lasts. Read More