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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 9 Issue 2, February 2020

Inferior Rectus Muscle Ocular Cysticercosis Double Cyst: A Case Report

Suraj Bajwa, V.K Malik, Sanjeev Kumar, Sanjri Malhotra

Cysticercosis is a systemic parasitic disease caused by the larval form of cestode Taenia solium. In which humans are the intermediate hosts in the life cycle. Cysticercus cellulosae may become encysted in various bodily tissues, usually the eyes, central nervous system, and subcutaneous tissues, the most commonly involved sites include eye, brain, bladder wall, and heart. Ocular cysticercosis can be extraocular or intraocular and may present with varied clinical symptoms. We report the condition in which a 7 year old male child having left lower eye lid swelling and diplopia in upward gaze, wherein two cysticercus cellulosae cysts were found within the mass of the left inferior rectus muscle. It becomes important to report this case because of the relative rarity of the condition these days, unusual site, number of the cysts and the young age of the patient.

Keywords: Inferior rectus muscle ocular cysticercosis double cyst

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 2, February 2020

Pages: 717 - 718


How to Cite this Article?

Suraj Bajwa, V.K Malik, Sanjeev Kumar, Sanjri Malhotra, "Inferior Rectus Muscle Ocular Cysticercosis Double Cyst: A Case Report", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=SR20203193044, Volume 9 Issue 2, February 2020, 717 - 718

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