A 25 year old female presents with a ‘cystic’ mass at the left medial canthus. The clinical diagnosis was of a sebaceous cyst.
Figure 1-Shows the wall of the ‘cyst’
Figure 2-Shows the inner lining of the ‘cyst’
1. What is the nature of the pathology in Fig 1?
2. What does Fig 2 show?
3. What is the likeliest diagnosis?
1. Necrotizing, palisaded granulomatous inflammation with reactive lymphoid hyperplasia.
2. A cestode bladder.
3. Cystercercosis (Taenia).
Changing trends in ocular cysticercosis over two decades: an analysis of 118 surgically excised cysts