Volume 17, Number 7—July 2011
CME ACTIVITY - Synopsis
Neurognathostomiasis, a Neglected Parasitosis of the Central Nervous System
|Brain||CT||Parenchymal (single or multiple), subdural or subarachnoid hyperdensities corresponding to intracranial hemorrhage|
||Multiple (worm-like) T2-weighted hyperintensities or hypointensities in both hemispheres and the cerebellum of >3 mm diameter (hemorrhagic tracks) with or without gadolinium enhancement
|Spinal cord||MRI||Dilatation/swelling of the spinal cord with multisegmental T2-weighted hyperintensities, frequent gadolinium enhancement (slight to moderate) on T1 postcontrast images|
*CT, computed tomography; MRI, magnetic resonance imaging.