Spontaneous extrusion of cysticercosis: report of three cases

Indian J Ophthalmol. Apr-Jun 1992;40(2):59-60.


We report three cases of spontaneous extrusion of cysticercosis. In two cases, it got extruded from the orbit and in one case from the subconjunctival space. Extrusion of cysticercosis was associated with improvement in clinical signs and symptoms.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Child
  • Conjunctival Diseases / parasitology
  • Cysticercosis / physiopathology*
  • Eye Infections, Parasitic / physiopathology*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Orbital Diseases / parasitology