Brain tumor or parasite?


What Parasite Can Cause Tumor Like Symptoms on the Brain?

By Becky Purvis, eHow Contributor
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People who ingest undercooked pork may be at risk for a dangerous infection in the brain.

People who ingest eggs of pork tapeworm can get an infection called cysticercosis, after the eggs hatch and the larvae travel to tissues and organs throughout the body. When the disease affects the brain and the nervous system, it is called neurocysticercosis. Its symptoms often mimic those of a brain tumor.

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