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MRI of brain with neurocysticercosis (Courtesy of Medscape Reference)
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Tapeworm larvae living inside a human brain may sound like something from a Ridley Scott sci-fi flick, but researchers say that the condition — known as neurocysticercosis — is actually very common (especially is countries such as this and this). The worms can cause a variety of medical problems like this and this and the only known treatment (this drug) can be dangerous (what food is most often linked to tapeworm infections?).
 
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