By Raj V. Azad, MD, FRCS(ED); Sourabh D. Patwardhan, MD; Deepankur Mahajan; Yog Raj Sharma, MD, MBBS

    This video shows tapeworm taenia solium coming to life to entail its own story. The video depicts a comic and pictorial representation of life cycle, clinical spectrum, diagnostic modalities and management of cysticercosis. The video shows 'the worm' narrating a story of its life and journey leading to intraocular cysticercosis inside the eye, where it tries to hide to safety, but in vain. The video shows the battle between the worm and the surgeon in which the worm ultimately surrenders to the surgeon. The video also emphasizes on the important factors for preventing cysticercosis.