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BRIEF REPORT
Year : 2004  |  Volume : 52  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 57-58

Intravitreal live gnathostoma spinigerum


Disha Eye Hospitals and Research Centre, Barrackpore, West Bengal, India

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Samar K Basak
Disha Eye Hospitals and Research Centre, Barrackpore, West Bengal
India
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Intraocular infestation by live Gnathostoma spinigerum is a rare occurrence in humans. Most of the published reports are from South-East Asia. We report a case of intravitreal gnathostomiasis, where the worm was removed live and intact by pars plana vitrectomy.


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