DEC 27, 2012
Annual Meeting 2012
This video describes a rare case of subretinal cysticercosis in a 50-year-old woman from northern Peru. Cysticercosis is a zoonotic disease caused by ingestion of pork tapeworm eggs. She presented with blurred vision, opacity of the crystalline lens, and severe vitreous inflammation with posterior vitreous separation. Also shown is the surgical removal of the cysticercus.