International Journal of Ophthalmic PathologyISSN: 2324-8599

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In-toto Removal of Sub- Retinal Cysticercosis and its Histopathology

This study aimed to report the pathological characteristics of intraocular cysticercosis due to Taenia solium parasitic infection. Twelve-year-old boy, with neuro-cysticercosis was found to have sub-retinal cysticercosis in the left eye. Patient underwent pars-plana vitrectomy, with extrusion of cyst intravitreally by making a retinotomy with removal of cyst in-toto by enlarging sclerotomy. Histopathology revealed larva of cysticercus, along with scolex, which contains the sucker and hooklets.

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