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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 60  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 228-229

Multiple live subconjunctival dipetalonema: Report of a case


1 Department of Ophthalmology, Devamatha Hospital, Koothatukulam, Ernakulam District, Kerala, India
2 Department of Internal Medicine, Devamatha Hospital, Koothatukulam, Ernakulam District, Kerala, India
3 Department of Ophthalmology, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India
4 Department of Ophthalmology, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai, India

Correspondence Address:
Manuel John
Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Pushpagiri Medical College, Tiruvalla, Kerala
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.95881

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Parasitic infestations of the eye have been reported since centuries, affecting various parts of the eye. Some are subtle, coexisting with vision, while many others damage and destroy, in part or totally, the gift of sight. This report describes a patient with live subconjunctival dipetalonema infestation of the right eye, with 22 parasites removed live in one sitting from one eye.


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