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Neurocysticercosis: regression of a fourth ventricular cyst with praziquantel.
  1. D A Allcut,
  2. A Coulthard
  1. Department of Neurosurgery, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.


    Symptomatic intraventricular cysticerci are said to respond poorly to the anticestodial agent praziquantel. A case is reported of rapid regression of a large cyst of the fourth ventricle after oral praziquantel, avoiding the need for surgery.

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