toxocariasis

Toxocariasis

Toxocariasis is a worldwide human helminthiasis, which is mostly asymptomatic and caused by toxocara canis, a roundworm in dogs. These can cause visceral larva migrans syndrome in humans who ingest contaminated soil. CNS manifestation with a focal mass lesion is very rare, seizures often being the first symptom.

Cerebral toxocariasis

Ocular toxocariasis

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  • Last modified: 2021/04/29 09:00
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