NEUROIMAGING OF THE CNS INVASION OF GNATHOSTOMA SPINIGERUM AND ANGIOSTRONGYLUS CANTONENSIS IN A NORTHERN THAI PATIENT
A case of mixed parasitic infestation of the CNS was demonstrated by CT scan, MRI scan and angiography. The patient was 51-yrs-old female farmer presented with neurological deficits. Gnathostomiasis and Angiostrongyliasis was responsible for the symptoms. Multiple hematomas are seen in the spinal cord, central canal and in the brain. Dissection of the vertebral artery was also noted. Most of the changes represented the manifestation of Gnathostomiasis.
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