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CT Scan Animal Exposure and CNS radiograhic lesions!

Pig farm
neurocysticercosis characterized by multiple cysts with surprisingly less CNS symptoms

Sheep farm
Echinococcus granulosus, usually causing a single large cyst.

Cats and dogs
Toxoplasmosis, should show typical ring enhancement.

Mosquito bite
cerebral malaria has but no radiologic findings.

pica (dirt eating)
visceral larva migrans (toxocara canis) may cause cerebral granulomas.

plz keep adding the list.
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