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Anterior chamber cysticercosis
  1. S Andrade de Paula1,2,
  2. D A Athanazio3,
  3. H Carvalho1,
  4. D F A Cecchetti2,
  5. A A Velasco e Cruz2
  1. 1
    Humberto Castro Lima Hospital, Salvador, Brazil
  2. 2
    Department of Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, Brazil
  3. 3
    Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
  1. S Andrade de Paula, Fundação de Apoio ao Ensino, Pesquisa e Assistência do HCFMRP, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto-USP, Av Bandeirantes, 3.900, Monte Alegre 14049900 Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brazil; shedepaula{at}hotmail.com

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ABSTRACT

Introduction: Ocular involvement by cysticercosis is uncommon and rare in the anterior chamber with 10 reports in English literature.

Case report: A 25-year-old male patient sought medical assistance reporting tumour growth in the left eye for one month. He presented normal visual acuity and, at slit-lamp examination, mild conjunctival erythema and a free-floating translucent cyst (measuring …

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