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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Winkler, A S; Friedrich, K; Velicheti, S; Dharsee, J; König, R; Nassri, A; Meindl, M; Kidunda, A; Müller, T H; Jilek-Aall, L; Matuja, W; Gotwald, T; Schmutzhard, E 
Title:
MRI findings in people with epilepsy and nodding syndrome in an area endemic for onchocerciasis: an observational study. 
Abstract:
Onchocerciasis has been implicated in the pathogenesis of epilepsy. The debate on a potential causal relationship between Onchocerca volvulus and epilepsy has taken a new direction in the light of the most recent epidemic of nodding syndrome.To document MRI changes in people with different types of epilepsy and investigate whether there is an association with O. volvulus infection.In a prospective study in southern Tanzania, an area endemic for O. volvulus with a high prevalence of epilepsy and...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Afr Health Sci 
Year:
2013 
Journal volume:
13 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
529-40 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1680-6905 
TUM Institution:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik