Orbital cysticercosis

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard


Painful right eye with restricted movement; redness and swelling since 1 week.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male

A cystic lesion within the inferior oblique muscle is seen with probable mural eccentric 'dot'.

Case Discussion

This case a typical morphology of cysticercus. Confirmed on aspiration to be cysticercosis.

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Case information

rID: 4889
Published: 29th Oct 2008
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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