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Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology


Ocular cysticercosis in north India- A case series


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Case Report

Author Details : Deepti Joshi*, Reena Sharma, Shanti Pandey

Volume : 6, Issue : 2, Year : 2020

Article Page : 300-304


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Abstract

Ocular cysticercosis is a parasitic infestation in human eye caused by encystment of parasite, Taenia solium
in tissues. We present a 3cases of ocular cysticercosis in a young child managed surgically. We discussed
our findings in context to cases described by other researchers.

Keywords: Albendazole, Ocular cysticercosis, Orbital cysticercosis, Scolex, T.solium.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijceo.2020.065

How to cite : Joshi D , Sharma R , Pandey S , Ocular cysticercosis in north India- A case series. Indian J Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2020;6(2):300-304

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