Dr Amina Sadia,Dr Farrukh Zubair,Dr Niaz Hussain Chana.
Neurocysticercosis is the main reason of epilepsy and children’s bleakness and occurs due to poor human waste management. Inappropriate means of cooking pork and vegetables polluted with ova or proglottids of Taenia solium are the main reasons for this disease spread. Youngsters at the age of 0-15 years old are selected for two years of study. The cases with seizures admitted to pediatric unit enlisted following composed and verbal assent. Seizures were characterized as slight and short term event of signs. Radiological order of NCC was done according to Escobar's neurotic organizing framework. All the data was recorded in already designed pro forma. The patients were followed up in 3 months' time following organization of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs). Out of 4,960 youngsters admitted to pediatric unit in the examination time frame, 169 (3.36%) had seizures. 42.89% (n = 71) of the complete youngsters (age: 2 months to 15 years) with seizures had CT check affirmed NCC. Among 71 youngsters with CT filter affirmed NCC, 75.6% (n = 54) had vesicular, 17.9% (n = 12) calcified, and the remaining 5.6% colloidal (n = 3) or nodular (n = 3) subtypes. Youngsters with central seizures had 12.7% more NCC contrasted with those with GTCS however the outcome was factually not critical (p = 0.202). Study shows that the presence of seizures in pediatrics is greater in South- Western Nepal.