Posterior Segment Manifestations of Cysticercosis
Intraocular cysticercosis is a parasitic infection caused by pork tapeworm. This condition presents with significant vitreous inflammation and presence of cyst involving various ocular tissues. Posterior segment involvement may include presence of cyst in the subretinal space, optic nerve head, macula, or the periphery. The mainstay of management of this condition is pars plana vitrectomy and removal of the cyst. The index chapter presents four cases of posterior segment manifestations of cysticercosis that were managed surgically with satisfactory visual outcome.