Coma due to supratentorial and cerebellar lesions
May. 16, 2020
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Computed tomography shows a ring-enhancing lesion with an eccentric scolex along with perilesional edema. Ring-enhancing lesions represent dying stage of the cyst. Scolex is considered pathognomonic of neurocysticercosis. Year 2017 Clinical Practice Guidelines suggest albendazole therapy with corticosteroids for such patients. (Contributed by Dr. Ravindra Kumar Garg.)