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Ocular parasitosis: case report

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First Author: E.Bulica ALBANIA

Co Author(s):    A. Zani   L. Jaupaj   E. Dhori        

Abstract Details

Purpose:

To refer a patient with an eyeworm under conjuctiva, treated surgically in our clinic

Setting:

University Hospital Center 'Mother Theresa' Tirana

Methods:

We report a human case of ocular infection due to a parasit under bulbar conjuctiva with a range of clinical manifestation, like burning, itching,redness and a permanent discomfort of his right eye with

Results:

Ophthalmologic examination showed a nematode under the bulbar conjunctiva of the right eye of the patient, and surgery for the removal of the nematode was done, then the nematode was examined in laboratory

Conclusions:

Ocular parazitosis, especially those with parasite under bulbar conjuctiva are very rare in albania. the only way of treatment is surgicall excision FINANCIAL DISCLOUSRE: NONE

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