Images in Tropical Medicine Quiz

This is the third in a series of quizzes provided by The American Committee on Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers' Health (ACCTMTH), ASTMH's Clinical Group. The images used in the quiz are from the Images in Clinical Tropical Medicine series in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

A 33-year-old Peruvian woman presented with a 10-year history of secondary generalized seizures.  These images are from before and after treatment.


What is the disease and what was the treatment?  What is the prognosis?  Is there any continuing need for therapy?

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