BMJ Case Reports 2018; doi:10.1136/bcr-2018-227869
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Neurocysticercosis: do not miss the eye

  1. Asim Ghosh1
  1. 1Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
  2. 2Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
  1. Correspondence to Deepanjan Bhattacharya, b.deepanjan{at}
  • Accepted 19 October 2018
  • Published 3 November 2018


A 6-year-old girl presented with new-onset left focal seizures, and was started on valproate. There was no history of fever, headache, visual deficit and neurological examination was completely normal. Neuroimaging revealed ring enhancing lesion in the right parietal lobe. Ocular examination revealed visual acuity of 6/6 in both eyes, with no evidence of uveitis or other abnormality of the anterior segment. Fundus examination revealed hypopigmented area …

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