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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        

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


University Hospital Center 'Mother Theresa' Tirana


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


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


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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