Seizures in a Non-communicative Child

Anna Tielsch-Goddard, MSN, CPNP-PC


J Pediatr Health Care. 2010;24(4):270-274. 

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Case Study Questions

  1. What differential diagnoses are you considering for this child?

  2. How is Taenia solium diagnosed?

  3. What key historical finding leads you to consider neurocysticercosis?

  4. What is the appropriate treatment for neurocysticercosis?

  5. What is the recommended follow-up for neurocysticercosis?

  6. What patient education would you provide for the family?


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