Orbital cysticercosis presenting as acute preseptal cellulit
Orbital infection is a form of inflammation caused by infective agents and, therefore, orbital infection and other orbital inflammatory processes can have a similar presentation. Parasitic infestations of the orbit are rare, commonly located in the superolateral and superomedial angles of the orbit.

Published in the Journal of Clinical Ophthalmology, the authors report a case of 31 year old man who presented with acute painful rapidly progressive periocular swelling, didn’t show any response to 1 week of systemic antibiotics.

Left orbital cyst excision was done after correlating with radiological findings and histopathological features were suggestive of parasitic infected cyst.

Learning Point:-
- Parasitic infected cyst could be considered in the differential diagnosis of unilateral periocular swelling with proptosis, commonly in superior part.

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