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Journal of the Korean Neurological Association 1992;10(1): 42-48.
신경낭미충증에서 자기공명영상진단의 유용성
권오영, 김형철,김주한,정경천,김명호,이승로
한양대학교 신경과, 진단방사선과.
The Advantage of MRI in the Diagnosis of Neurocysticercosis
O. Y. Kwon, M.D., H. C. Kim, M.D., J. H. Kim, M.D., K. C. Chung, M.D., M. H. Kim, M.D.
Department of Neurology and Radiology, College of Medicne, Hanyang University
Neurocysticercosis is a CNS infestation of encysted larval stage of pork tapeworm when a man serves as the intermediate host. This infestation is classified into 4 types depending on lnvoloved anatomic site: parenchymal, intraventircular, meningeal, and mixed. The diagnosis is made prirnarily by imaging studies and CSF exarnination We reviewed MRI and CT findings in 34 patients of neurocysticercosis in Hanyang University Hospital from 1987 to 1991. These patients had been diagnosed as neurocysticercosis by clinical symptoms, MRI and/or CT, and ELISA (Serum and CSF). MRI was more useful than CT for the diagnosis in various types of neurocysticercosis