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Myoclonus: a manifestation of neurocysticercosis.
  1. V. Puri,
  2. V. Chowdhury,
  3. P. Gulati
  1. Department of Neurology and Radiology, G.B. Pant Hospital, New Delhi, India.


    A case of neurocysticercosis in an 11 year old female manifesting only as myoclonic seizures is reported. The diagnosis was based upon ELISA test, computed tomography, and biopsy of a subcutaneous nodule. The patient responded to anticysticerci drug treatment. Neurocysticercosis has not to our knowledge been previously reported to have presented with myoclonus.

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