Misdiagnosed behavior change revealing fatal primitive intra-cerebral echinococcosis
作者: Salem BouomraniKarama Rega ̈ıegNesrine BelgacemOussema SouissiMouna GuermaziSami Krimi
刊名: Advances in Health and Behaviour, 2019, Vol.1 (1)
来源数据库: SyncSci Publishing
DOI: 10.25082/AHB.2019.01.005
关键词: Behavior changePsychiatric manifestationsHydatid cystBrain hydatidosisIntra-cerebralechinococcosis
原始语种摘要: Central nervous system involvement in hydatidosis is rare compared to other somatic local-izations: 1-5%. It is schematically divided into two major types: cerebral involvement and spinal involvement.The brain is a rare localization of hydatid cyst accounting for only 2% of all hydatid disease. The psychi-atric manifestations revealing cerebral hydatidosis remain exceptional and often unrecognized and neglected bypractitioners despite their potential severity. We report two original observations of fatal cerebral hydatidosisrevealed by behavior change (psychomotor agitation, aggressiveness, persecutory delusion, and auditory andvisual hallucinations) insufficiently explored in two women aged 45 and 17. The possibility of cerebral hydati-dosis must always be evoked in front of any...
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  • echinococcosis 包虫病
  • hydatidosis 包虫病
  • cerebral 大脑的
  • revealing 显色
  • change 变化
  • primitive 原始的
  • fatal 致命的
  • remains 残渣
  • delusion 妄想
  • auditory 听觉的