Indian Journal of Ophthalmology

CASE REPORT
Year
: 1988  |  Volume : 36  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 98--99

Loiasis (A case report)


N Lakshmi, Gururaj A Kumar 
 Department of Microbiology, S.V. Medical College, Tirupati, India-517 507, India

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N Lakshmi
Department of Microbiology, S.V. Medical College, Tirupati, India-517 507
India

A case of Loiasis in a Nigerian male presenting in an unusual manner with two adult worms, one under­neath the conjunctiva of the left eye and another in subcutaneous tissue below the sternal end of the left clavicle, is reported This was associated with calabar swell­ings, and microfilariae in the peripheral blood smear taken during day time. It was diagnosed by the morphology of the adult worms removed surgically and of the microfilariae.


How to cite this article:
Lakshmi N, Kumar GA. Loiasis (A case report).Indian J Ophthalmol 1988;36:98-99


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