Isolated Medial Rectus Cysticercosis Mimicking Pre-Septal Cellulitis: A Case Report

Dr. Pooja Choudhary, Dr. Arvind Chauhan & Dr. Manoj Verma
Man is the intermediate host in the life cycle of the pork tapeworm Taenia solium. Its larval form Cysticercus cellulosae is the causative agent of cysticercosis. Both intraocular and extra ocular cysticercosis are observed in tropical countries like India. A case of extra ocular cysticercosis is reported here. An eight year old female patient who was brought to emergency department with pain and swelling around peri-orbital region, diminution of vision along with ptosis in left...
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