EC Neurology

Case Report Volume 15 Issue 5 - 2023

Cerebral Hemorrhage Connected to Alveolar Echinococcosis: An Exceptional Case

Khalid Al Taha1*, Alda Rocca1, Philippe Maeder2,3 and Jocelyne Bloch1,3

1Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Service of Neurosurgery, Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV), Lausanne, Switzerland
2Department of Radiology, Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV), Lausanne, Switzerland
3University of Lausanne (UniL), Lausanne, Switzerland

*Corresponding Author: Khalid Al Taha, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Service of Neurosurgery, Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV), Lausanne, Switzerland.
Received: April 08, 2023; Published: April 25, 2023

Alveolar echinococcosis, for which the human being is an accidental host, commonly affects the liver and may spread only in approximately 1% of patients to the brain. Switzerland is one of the endemic countries for this rare disease. In our report, we describe an atypical brain manifestation of this disease in a young female patient, who experienced a rapid neurological deterioration, due to an intraparenchymal hemorrhage.

Keywords: Intracranial Hemorrhage; Cerebral Echinococcosis; Mycotic Aneurysm

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Khalid Al Taha., et al. “Cerebral Hemorrhage Connected to Alveolar Echinococcosis: An Exceptional Case”. EC Neurology  15.5 (2023): 93-99.