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Non-communicating hydrocephalus from pork tapeworm obstructing the foramina of Monro and its endoscopic management; a case report from Europe.


Hamre F, Rodríguez-Boto G, Tejerina E, Muñez E, Zamarrón A, Gutiérrez-González R
Brain Spine. 2022; 2:100866.
PMID: 36248099.


is the main causative agent of neurocysticercosis. The tapeworm can manifest inside the ventricles, usually in the form of intracranial hypertension. We present a case of hydrocephalus as a result of a neurocysticercosis lesion obstructing both foramina of Monro.