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Posterior Ophthalmomyiasys Interna: Intraocular Hunting

N.N. Umanets (Ukraine) We present the case of successful surgical treatment of posterior intraocular ophthalmomyiasys in girl 7 years old. After a 20-gauge vitrectomy fly larva was fixed by aspiration cannula tightened to the sclerotomy and removed from the eye by micro forceps without breaking the outer shell. The result of treatment was relief of the inflammatory process, restoring of the transparency of vitreous and improving of vision....

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Vitreous Detection of Microfilaria in Loa Loa Infection

Broc Iturralde L, Ruiz-Bilbao SM, Vázquez-Dorrego XM, Anglada-Escalona JR. Advantages: Filariasis due to the nematode Loa loa is an endemic parasitic infection in Africa. The increasing incidence in Europe is associated with recreational tourism and African immigration. To our knowledge, intravitreous isolation of Loa Loa microfilaria has not been previously documented. Methods: We present the case of an Equatorial Guinean patient with...

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