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Asymptomatic free-floating vitreous cyst masquerading as cysticercosis
  1. Anita Ganger,
  2. Rinki Agarwal,
  3. Vinod Kumar
  1. Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Vinod Kumar, drvinod_agg{at}


A male patient aged 37 years, referred with the diagnosis of right eye intravitreal cysticercosis, was diagnosed as asymptomatic free-floating vitreous cyst after thorough evaluation. The patient was kept under observation, since baseline visual acuity was unaffected. No change was noted over the period of 6 months.

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  • Contributors VK, AG and RA contributed to planning and conduct; AG, VK and RA contributed to reporting, conception and design; RA, AG and VK contributed to acquisition of data or analysis and interpretation of data.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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