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By On January 15th, 2007

Creepy Brain Injury Targets Texas

The fourth case of cysticercosis has appeared in San Antonio:

“Dr. Aaron Mohanty found a cyst of tapeworm larvae living in Ramirez’s brain. If it hadn’t been found, the doctor said, Ramirez could have been dead within hours from the disease called cysticercosis. The disease is usually found in rural parts of developing countries with poor hygiene habits.”

If this doesn’t encourage you to keep up hygiene standards, I don’t know what will. Click here to read the rest of the article, as well as view an MRI of Ramirez’s brain.

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