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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 240-242

Multifocal cysticercosis with optical coherence tomography findings in a child


Vitreoretina Services, Dr. Shroff's Charity Eye Hospital, Daryaganj, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Manisha Agarwal
Dr. Shroff's Charity Eye Hospital, 5027, Kedar Nath Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi - 110 002
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-9233.95262

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We herein report a case with multifocal cysticercosis - sub-conjunctival cysticercus cyst, sub-retinal cysticercosis, and neurocysticercosis in a child. The optical coherence tomography (OCT) findings of the sub-retinal cysticercus cyst are reported. He was treated with anti-helminthic drugs and oral prednisolone followed by surgical removal of the sub-retinal cyst. He subsequently underwent silicone oil removal with lens aspiration and intraocular lens implantation maintaining stable vision


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