Worms in Eyes- A Case Report on Human Ocular Thelaziasis

Science Press Release Distribution Services

Worms in Eyes- A Case Report on Human Ocular Thelaziasis

June 14, 2021 Medicine and Medical 0

Thelaziasis of the eye is a zoonotic illness. This condition is caused by a nematode of the species Thelazia, which affects the conjunctival glands, as well as the lacrimal ducts and glands. Thelazia Thelazia species are spread by Muscidae flies, which are a family of insects. A case report of ocular Thelaziasis in a 13-year-old female patient is presented here. Thelazia callipaeda was confirmed by microbiological investigation. To avoid recurrences, the worms were manually removed and the patient was put on anti-helminthic drugs.

Author (s) Details

Dr. Anchal Tripathi
Department of Ophthalmology, LLRH, GSVM Medical College, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Dr. Sonali Bhalla
LLRH, GSVM Medical College, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.

View Book :- https://stm.bookpi.org/HMMR-V12/article/view/1365

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *