Seroconversion of Neurocysticercosis Occurring After Anti-Helminthic Treatment

Authors


Corresponding Author: Eric Caumes, MD, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Pitié Salpêtrière University Hospital, 47–83, Boulevard de l'Hôpital, F-75651 Paris Cedex 13, France. E-mail: eric.caumes@psl.aphp.fr

Abstract

We report two cases of symptomatic neurocysticercosis in two migrants whose negative serology delayed appropriate treatment for 9 and 6 months, respectively. Seroconversion occurred after treatment, which was associated with paradoxical reaction in one patient. Long-term outcome was good in both patients.

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