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Neurocysticercosis

Last Updated: March 27, 2020

Figure 1: There is a cluster of cyst-like structures in the right central sulcus compatible with racemose neurocysticercosis. Notice that there is only minimal rim enhancement (middle row right). Often, when in the subarachnoid space or basilar cisterns, neurocysticercosis will take on a grape-like appearance with minimal to no enhancement.

Figure 2: Multiple peripherally enhancing neurocysticercosis lesions (top row left-middle row right) look remarkably similar to brain metastases, with a similar amount of associated hyperintense vasogenic edema on FLAIR (bottom...

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