Child's Nervous System

, Volume 3, Issue 4, pp 206–207

Host response in childhood neurocysticercosis

Some pathological aspects
  • Cecilia Ridaura Sanz
Invited Papers

DOI: 10.1007/BF00274046

Cite this article as:
Sanz, C.R. Child's Nerv Syst (1987) 3: 206. doi:10.1007/BF00274046


The autopsy findings in 18 cases of childhood neurocysticercosis are described. Twelve of the children had died from other causes. Asymptomatic disease correlated with immunodeficiency and with negative serum anticysticercosis antibody test.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cecilia Ridaura Sanz
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  1. 1.Departmento de PatalogíaInstituto Nacional de PediatríaMéxico D.F.Mexico