International Journal of Neurology and Brain Disorders
Neurocysticercosis in a Native Caribbean Woman Living in New York
- 1Medical student, American University of Antigua (AUA) College of Medicine
- 2Clinical resident, Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center
Mukhamad S. Valid, Clinical resident, Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, New York, USA. E-mail: email@example.com
Valid, M. S. et al. Neurocysticercosis in a Native Caribbean Woman Living in New York. (2015) Int J Neurol Brain Disord 2(1): 1- 3.
© 2015 Valid, M. S. This is an Open access article distributed under the terms of Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
KeywordsNeurocysticercosis; Seizure; Caribbean
We report a case of neurocysticercosis in a 48-year old female who presented to the ED of a Brooklyn community hospital with a new-onset seizure and a recent travel history to the Caribbean island of Trinidad. Considering neurocysticercosis in the differential diagnosis of any adult presenting with a new onset seizure and/or neurologic manifestations is essential, especially among immigrants