Surgeons remove tapeworm from brain of man suffering headaches, seizures, report says

November 24, 2014 5:36 PM

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Surgeons remove tapeworm from brain of man suffering headaches, seizures, report says

Surgeons successfully removed a tapeworm from the brain of a British man who was suffering from headaches, seizures, memory issues and altered smell, Health24.com reported.

The 50-year-old unidentified man was suffering from an infection caused by a rare species of tapeworm called Spirometra erinaceieuropaei, which is typically found in China, Japan South Korea and Thailand, according to the report.

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