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A teen died after tapeworm eggs hatched and formed cysts in his brain

Doctors found that a teenage boy’s brain was infected with tapeworm eggs when he came to the emergency room after having intense seizures. Doctors diagnosed him with neurocysticercosis, a parasitic disease that occurs when a person accidentally ingests tapeworm eggs, usually from consuming undercooked food or contaminated water. Although the […]
A teen died after tapeworm eggs hatched and formed cysts in his brain