Intraocular cysticercosis: case series and comprehensive review of the literature.

  title={Intraocular cysticercosis: case series and comprehensive review of the literature.},
  author={Jon D Wender and Sivakumar R. Rathinam and Richard E. Shaw and Emmett T. Cunningham},
  journal={Ocular immunology and inflammation},
  volume={19 4},
PURPOSE To analyze the demographics and clinical characteristics in patients with intraocular cysticercosis. METHODS Retrospective case series and comprehensive literature review. RESULTS Intraocular cysticercosis was diagnosed in 21 of 21,079 patients (0.10%) seen by the uveitis service at Aravind Eye Hospital. At presentation, visual acuity was 20/200 or worse in 14 eyes (63.6%). Inflammation was unilateral in all but one patient (95.2%). The cyst was located in the vitreous cavity in 36… CONTINUE READING

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