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January 1982

Brain Abscess Caused by Strongyloides stercoralis

Author Affiliations

From the Neurology (Drs Masdeu, Gorelick, Rubino, and Mamdani) and Ambulatory Care Services (Drs Tantulavanich and Maliwan), Hines (111) Veterans Administration Hospital; the Departments of Neurology (Drs Masdeu, Gorelick, Rubino, and Mamdani), Pathology (Drs Masdeu and Ross), and Radiology (Dr Heredia), Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University of Chicago, Maywood, Ill; and the Department of Neurology, University of Navarre, Pamplona, Spain (Dr Martinez-Lage).

Arch Neurol. 1982;39(1):62-63. doi:10.1001/archneur.1982.00510130064019

• A 55-year-old man had multiple brain abscesses related to Strongyloides stercoralis superinfection. To our knowledge, the association of this nematode with brain abscesses has not been reported previously.

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