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J Neurocrit Care 2011;4(1): 14-16.
개회충증 감염에 의한 다발성 뇌경색
분당제생병원 신경과학교실
Multiple Cerebral Infarctions Associated with Toxocariasis
Ku-Eun Lee, MD, Hyun-Seok Kang, MD, Hyun-Jeung Yu, MD and Sook-Young Roh, MD
Department of Neurology, Bundang Jesaeng General Hospital, Seongnam, Korea
Background: Symptomatic toxocariasis is usually manifested as visceral larva migrans, however, nervous system involvement is a rare complication.
Case Report: We report a 52-year-old woman who was admitted of several neurological symptoms with hypereosinophilia and multiple cerebral infarctions which was caused by toxocariasis.
Conclusions: We concluded that toxocariasis should be always considered in the differential diagnosis in case of cerebral infarction with hypereosinophilia.
Key Words: Toxocariasis · Cerebral infarction
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