Middle East African Journal of Ophthalmology

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

Multifocal cysticercosis with optical coherence tomography findings in a child


Manisha Agarwal, Vivek Jha, Somendra P Chaudhary, Ashok K Singh 
 Vitreoretina Services, Dr. Shroff's Charity Eye Hospital, Daryaganj, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Manisha Agarwal
Dr. Shroff«SQ»s Charity Eye Hospital, 5027, Kedar Nath Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi - 110 002
India

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


How to cite this article:
Agarwal M, Jha V, Chaudhary SP, Singh AK. Multifocal cysticercosis with optical coherence tomography findings in a child.Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol 2012;19:240-242


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Agarwal M, Jha V, Chaudhary SP, Singh AK. Multifocal cysticercosis with optical coherence tomography findings in a child. Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol [serial online] 2012 [cited 2020 Apr 1 ];19:240-242
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