Extraocular muscle cysticercosis: clinical features and management outcome.

@article{Murthy2008ExtraocularMC,
  title={Extraocular muscle cysticercosis: clinical features and management outcome.},
  author={R. A. Dakshina Murthy and Monica Samant},
  journal={Strabismus},
  year={2008},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={
          97-106
        }
}
BACKGROUND Extraocular muscle cysticercosis is rare and can be classified based on the stage of evolution as viable, degenerating, and inactive. A tailored approach to therapy using a combination of albendazole and steroids has been proposed. In this study, we have evaluated the clinical features and response of "viable" extraocular muscle cysticercosis to a tailored therapy with oral albendazole and steroids. METHODS A retrospective review of 32 patients with viable extraocular muscle… CONTINUE READING
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