Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2012  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 367--369

A radiological case report on intraocular cysticercosis with associated vitreous detachment and neurocysticercosis


Umesh C Parashari, Sachin Khanduri, Fareena Akbar Qayyum, Samarjit Bhadury 
 Department of Radio Diagnosis, Era's Lucknow Medical College, Lucknow, India

Correspondence Address:
Umesh C Parashari
Department of Radio Diagnosis, Era«SQ»s Lucknow Medical College, Lucknow
India

Cysticercus cellulosae, the larval form of the tapeworm Taenia solium, is the causative organism of cysticercosis, in which humans are the intermediate hosts in the life cycle. Cysticercus cellulosae may become encysted in various bodily tissues, usually the central nervous system (CNS), eyes, and subcutaneous tissues. An immunologic reaction with fairly intense inflammatory signs and symptoms may be produced, and the surrounding structures may be compressed. We report a radiological study based on ultrasonography and MRI showing intraocular cysticercosis associated with vitreous detachment, which is a very rare entity. Intraocular cyst is usually associated retinal detachment but in the following case, vitreous detachment is seen, which is hence proven with the help of color Doppler study.


How to cite this article:
Parashari UC, Khanduri S, Qayyum FA, Bhadury S. A radiological case report on intraocular cysticercosis with associated vitreous detachment and neurocysticercosis.Ann Trop Med Public Health 2012;5:367-369


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Parashari UC, Khanduri S, Qayyum FA, Bhadury S. A radiological case report on intraocular cysticercosis with associated vitreous detachment and neurocysticercosis. Ann Trop Med Public Health [serial online] 2012 [cited 2020 Sep 20 ];5:367-369
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