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Isolated superior division oculomotor palsy in neurocysticercosis: a rare presentation
  1. Monisha K Brijlal Meena,
  2. Anila Khuteta,
  3. Raj Vashishtha
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, SMS Hospital, Jaipur, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Monisha K Brijlal Meena, SMS Hospital, A-3, Mother Teresa Nagar, Jaipur 302004, India; drmonisha{at}

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Cysticercosis is the most common parasitic disease involving the CNS. It is caused by infestation of the larval form of Taenia solium, with humans being the primary host. Neurocysticercosis commonly presents with seizures, raised intracranial tension and dementia. The unusual location of the cysts may result in uncommon manifestations mimicking a host of neurological disorders.

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A 15-year-old boy presented with a complaint of drooping of his right eyelid for 3 days that was sudden in onset. No history of trauma or any other significant history could be elicited. On examination, there was right-sided severe ptosis …

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