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American Journal of Forensic Medicine & Pathology:
doi: 10.1097/PAF.0b013e3181cfc8a3
Case Report

Neurocysticercosis Causing Sudden Death

Holmes, Natasha E. MBBS*; Iles, Linda E. FRCPA†; Danks, R. Andrew FRACS, MD‡; Korman, Tony M. FRACP, FRCPA*§

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Neurocysticercosis causes significant morbidity due to neurologic manifestations including seizures. Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is responsible for mortality associated with seizure disorders. This case highlights death from neurocysticercosis and possible SUDEP in a nonendemic country.

© 2010 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.


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