parasitic eye infections
Summary: Mild to severe infections of the eye and its adjacent structures (adnexa) by adult or larval protozoan or metazoan parasites.
Publications127 found, 100 shown here
- Identifying live nematodes in diffuse unilateral subacute neuroretinitis by using the scanning laser ophthalmoscopeLúcio R Moraes
Centro Brasileiro de Cirurgia de Olhos, Av T2 no 401 Setor Bueno, Goiânia Goiás 74210 010, Brazil
Arch Ophthalmol 120:135-8. 2002..To describe use of the scanning laser ophthalmoscope (SLO) to identify live nematodes in patients with diffuse unilateral subacute neuroretinitis...
- Cysticercosis of superior oblique muscle: surgical excision and reconstruction of superior oblique tendonMandeep S Bajaj
Oculoplastic and Paediatric Ophthalmology Services Dr R P Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
Can J Ophthalmol 37:423-6. 2002
- Cysticercosis isolated to the orbitJoseph D Walrath
The Edward S Harkness Eye Institute, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 19:243-4. 2003..Symptomatic orbital myocysticercosis has been effectively treated with albendazole at a dosage of 30 mg/kg for 15 days combined with simultaneous low-dose steroids...
- Ultrasound biomicroscopy findings in peripheral vitreoretinal toxocariasisW Cella
Retina Service, Department of Ophthalmology, State University of Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, Brazil
Eur J Ophthalmol 14:132-6. 2004..To describe the morphologic alterations in ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM) present in peripheral vitreoretinal toxocariasis...
- Ocular cysticercosis--a profileNeelam Pushker
Trop Doct 34:256. 2004
- Current status and epidemiological observation of Thelazia callipaeda (Spirurida, Thelaziidae) in dogs, cats and foxes in Italy: a "coincidence" or a parasitic disease of the Old Continent?Domenico Otranto
Department of Animal Health and Welfare, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bari, Str Prov per Casamassima Km3, 70010, Bari, Italy
Vet Parasitol 116:315-25. 2003..callipaeda is also present in other European countries. Speculation as to the origins of this parasitic infestation in Europe and the biology of T. callipaeda and its vector/s is also discussed...
- Human thelaziosis--a neglected parasitic disease of the eyeJilong Shen
Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Anhui Medical University, Provincial Key Laboratory of Genomic Research, Anhui, China
J Parasitol 92:872-5. 2006....
- Phortica variegata as an intermediate host of Thelazia callipaeda under natural conditions: evidence for pathogen transmission by a male arthropod vectorD Otranto
Department of Animal Health and Welfare, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bari, Valenzano, Bari, Italy
Int J Parasitol 36:1167-73. 2006..The synchrony between the fly population dynamics and the biology of the nematode in the definitive host provides an interesting model for exploring the co-evolution of Thelazia spp. with their hosts...
- Ocular Angiostrongyliasis: removal of a live nematode from the anterior chamberV Kumar
Eye (Lond) 19:229-30. 2005
- Subtenons infection by Dirofilaria repensP Sathyan
Aravind Eye Hospital and Post Graduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Coimbatore 641 014, Tamilnadu, India
Indian J Med Microbiol 24:61-2. 2006..We are reporting a case of human Dirofilariasis affecting subtenons region in a 63 year-old woman from Coimbatore, South India. The purpose of this article is to review the clinical course and management of ocular Dirofilariasis...
- Intravitreal live Gnathostoma spinigerumSamar K Basak
Disha Eye Hospitals and Research Centre, Barrackpore, West Bengal, India
Indian J Ophthalmol 52:57-8. 2004..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...
- Intraocular cysticercosis: clinical characteristics and visual outcome after vitreoretinal surgeryTarun Sharma
Vitreoretinal Service, Sankara Nethralaya, Vision Research Foundation, Chennai, India
Ophthalmology 110:996-1004. 2003..To report the clinical characteristics of, discuss the surgical options for, and analyze the factors affecting the anatomic and visual outcome of intraocular cysticercosis...
- Intraocular cysticercosis simulating retinoblastoma in a 5-year-old childB Agarwal
Eye (Lond) 17:447-9. 2003
- Oculosporidiosis in a tertiary care hospital of western Orissa, India: a case seriesRavindra K Chowdhury
Department of Ophthalmology, V S S Medical College, Burla, Sambalpur 768 017 orissa, India
Indian J Ophthalmol 55:299-301. 2007..Although this is an endemic area for such infestation, unilateral manifestation observed in all cases is interesting to note. Low recurrence rate in limited follow-up period could be due to early detection and standard management...
- A live cysticercosis in anterior chamber leading to glaucoma secondary to pupilary blockAbhishek Chandra
Department of Ophthalmology, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
J Glaucoma 16:271-3. 2007..The intraocular tension was 48 mm Hg. The diagnosis of cysticercosis leading to glaucoma secondary to pupilary block was made. The cyst was removed surgically by viscoexpression. The histopathology proved to be a cysticercosis...
- Biology of Thelazia callipaeda (Spirurida, Thelaziidae) eyeworms in naturally infected definitive hostsD Otranto
Department of Animal Health and Welfare, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Valenzano, Bari, Italy
Parasitology 129:627-33. 2004..This basic knowledge of the development of T. callipaeda will hopefully help future epidemiological studies to identify the intermediate hosts and define the likely risk for vectors in field conditions...
- Nematode biology and larval development of Thelazia callipaeda (Spirurida, Thelaziidae) in the drosophilid intermediate host in Europe and ChinaD Otranto
Department of Animal Health and Welfare, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bari, P O Box 7, 70010, Valenzano, Bari, Italy
Parasitology 131:847-55. 2005..callipaeda and discussed. Finally, the relationship between T. callipaeda and its fly vector is considered in light of disease prophylaxis and to model its dissemination into habitats and environments favourable to Phortica flies...
- Orbital cysticercosis-associated scleral indentation presenting with pseudo-retinal detachmentShishir Agrawal
T P Agrawal Institute of Ophthalmology, Near Eve s Crossing, Meerut, India
Am J Ophthalmol 137:1153-5. 2004..To report a clinical picture similar to retinal detachment caused by orbital myocysticercosis-associated scleral indentation...
- Thelazia eyeworm: an original endo- and ecto-parasitic nematodeDomenico Otranto
Department of Animal Health and Welfare of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bari, PO Box 7, 70010 Valenzano, Bari, Italy
Trends Parasitol 21:1-4. 2005..The relationship between eyeworms and their hosts are discussed here, together with recent molecular insights that are instrumental in investigating the biology of Thelazia in their definitive and intermediate hosts...
- Ophthalmomyiasis externa caused by Dermatobia hominis: a successful treatment with oral ivermectinT H Wakamatsu
Eye (Lond) 20:1088-90. 2006
- Intramuscular hydatid cyst of the medial rectus muscleHayyam Kiratli
Department of Ophthalmology, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
Am J Ophthalmol 135:98-9. 2003..To describe a unique case of orbital hydatid cyst that was located solely within the medial rectus muscle...
- Ophthalmomyiasis caused by the reindeer warble fly larvaM S Kearney
Department of Pathology, University Hospital, Tromsø, Norway
J Clin Pathol 44:276-84. 1991..Identification of the parasite in the histological material was based on the finding of cuticular spines and parts of the cephalopharyngeal skeleton identical with those of the first instar larva of H tarandi...
- Subconjunctival infection with Dirofilaria repens: serological confirmation of cure following surgeryJ M Ruiz-Moreno
División de Oftalmología y IOA, Universidad Miguel Hernandez, Alicante, Spain
Arch Ophthalmol 116:1370-2. 1998..To our knowledge, this is the fourth autochthonous case of D repens infecting humans in Spain and also the first autochthonous case of subconjunctival localization...
- Recovery of a species of Brugia, probably B. ceylonensis, from the conjunctiva of a patient in Sri LankaA S Dissanaike
Eye Hospital, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Ann Trop Med Parasitol 94:83-6. 2000..malayi is believed to have been eradicated from Sri Lanka several years ago. The presence of a distinct head bulb excludes the possibility that the parasite was B. buckleyi...
- Ocular and orbital cysticercosisN Pushker
The Oculoplastic Service, Dr. R.P. Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 110 029, India
Acta Ophthalmol Scand 79:408-13. 2001..Associated brain parenchyma involvement is quite rare. The clinical presentation, treatment and outcome mainly depends on the location of the cyst...
- Thelazia callipaeda (Spirurida, Thelaziidae) of carnivores and humans: morphological study by light and scanning electron microscopyD Otranto
Dipartimento di Sanità e Benessere Animale, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Bari, Italy
Parassitologia 45:125-33. 2003..The morphological characteristics useful for the identification of T. callipaeda are discussed...
- [Longitudinal investigation and experimental studies on thelaziasis and the intermediate host of Thelazia callipaeda in Guanghua county of Hubei province]Zeng Xian Wang
Department of Parasitology, Anhui Medical University, Hefei 230032, China
Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi 24:588-90. 2003..To verify houseflies Musca spp. as the intermediate host of Thelazia callipaeda and reveal epidemiological situation of thelaziasis in Hubei province...
- Seroprevalence of Toxocara antibodies among patients suspected of ocular toxocariasis in SloveniaJernej Logar
Department of Parasitology, Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Korean J Parasitol 42:137-40. 2004..05. A high rate of Toxocara seropositivity in ocular patients should alert the ophthalmologists in Slovenia to include toxocariasis in the differential diagnosis of eye diseases more frequently...
- Myocysticercosis: a cause of acquired ptosis in children simulating congenital ptosis with lid lag (report of two cases)Vidushi Sharma
Dr Rajendra Prasad Center for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
J AAPOS 8:390-2. 2004
- [Ecology of Thelazia spp. in cattle and their vectors in Italy]A Giangaspero
Dipartimento Pr I M E, Universita degli Studi di Foggia
Parassitologia 46:257-9. 2004....
- [Ocular parasitosis--particular aspects]Florica Ignat
Disciplina Morfopatologie Craiova
Oftalmologia 48:68-71. 2004..In the first case, the surgical procedure was effective, but in the second case the specific antiparasitic treatment could not stop the evolution of corioretinal's lesions; it required laser therapy...
- How reliable are serological tests in diagnosis of cysticercosis?V Wadhwa
Indian J Med Microbiol 24:78-9. 2006
- [Visual system involvement in selected zoonotic diseases. I. Ocular toxocariasis]Jarosław Kociecki
Katedry i Kliniki Okulistycznej Akademii Medycznej im Karola Marcinkowskiego w Poznaniu
Klin Oczna 106:110-4. 2004..The outline of contemporary treatment of this entity is also presented. The data involves the description of Toxocara's life development cycle and data regarding epidemiology of this zoonosis as well...
- Bilateral, multifocal orbital cysticercosisNeelam Pushker
Oculoplastic and Paediatric Ophthalmology Services, Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Science, AIIMS, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 41:185-7. 2004..Awareness of all of the possible clinical manifestations could aid early diagnosis and prevention of late sequelae. We report a case of bilateral, multifocal, intraconal orbital cysticercosis, which is an extremely rare presentation...
- Nonsurgical management of subretinal cysticercosisWee Kiak Lim
Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore
Retina 24:469-71. 2004
- Mobile orbital Cysticercus cyst--an unusual presentationPunita Kumari Sodhi
Department of Ophthalmology, Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, Haryana, India
Orbit 23:111-3. 2004
- A rare case of subretinal cysticercosisZ Nor Zainura
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur
Med J Malaysia 60:650-2. 2005..This is a case of a 25 year old lady whose eye had been infected by cysticercosis. This case highlighted that the inflammation was due to host immune response. She was treated with oral corticosteroid and the lesions regressed...
- Atypical presentations of orbital cysticercosisNeelam Pushker
Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 42:314-6. 2005..All three patients had a cyst with a scolex on imaging studies. After 6 weeks of treatment, all three had almost complete resolution of their features...
- Outcome of treatment of extraocular muscle cysticercosisJitendra Jethani
J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 42:263-4; author reply 264. 2005
- Indocyanine green angiography for the detection of subretinal nematodes in diffuse unilateral subacute neuroretinitis (DUSN)Mendez Ramos Maria Jesús
AVDA Donostiarra, Madrid, Spain
Int Ophthalmol 25:295-7. 2004..Observational case-report on the clinical, fluorescein and indocyanine green angiographic findings in a patient with a presumed subretinal nematode...
- [Ocular toxocariasis. Diagnostic and therapeutic options]E Bertelmann
Augenklinik, Charite Campus Virchow Klinikum, Berlin
Ophthalmologe 100:950-4. 2003..The diagnosis of ocular toxocariasis can be difficult and the aim of this study was to evaluate the benefit of ELISA testing of vitreous body fluid...
- Ocular manifestations of helminthic infections: onchocersiasis, cysticercosis, toxocariasis, and diffuse unilateral subacute neuroretinitisChristine S Ament
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, 243 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Int Ophthalmol Clin 46:1-10. 2006
- Following the migration of a Toxocara larva in the retina by optical coherence tomography and fluorescein angiographyTakashi Suzuki
Department of Ophthalmology, Ehime University School of Medicine, Ehime, Japan
Jpn J Ophthalmol 49:159-61. 2005..The Toxocara larva is known to migrate across the retina, but the layer in which it migrates and its effect on the retina has been unknown...
- Treatment of dog thelaziosis caused by Thelazia callipaeda (Spirurida, Thelaziidae) using a topical formulation of imidacloprid 10% and moxidectin 2.5%P Bianciardi
Vet Parasitol 129:89-93. 2005..5% is very easy to apply and helps overcome problems linked to the mechanical removal of parasites or to the restraining of the animals for the local instillation of drugs in the eyes...
- [Experimental toxocariasis in rabbits: immunological markers of ocular infections]T H Dzbenski
, 00-791 Warszawa, ul. Chocimska 24
Wiad Parazytol 47:591-6. 2001..None of the infected animals showed the signs of ocular involvement, however, toxocaral IgG antibodies and circulating parasite antigen were present in the anterior chamber fluid samples...
- Extraocular muscle cysticercosis: clinical presentations and outcome of treatmentKanwar Mohan
Squint Clinic, Grewal Eye Institute, Chandigarh, India
J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 42:28-33. 2005..To report various clinical presentations and treatment outcomes in a series of patients with extraocular muscle cysticercosis...
- Orbital metastasis of renal cell carcinoma masquerading as cysticercosisPassorn Preechawai
Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Had Yai, Songkhla, Thailand
Orbit 27:370-3. 2008..There have been only two other reports in the literature of metastatic renal cell carcinoma in the orbit where the proptosis was the initial presenting feature similar to our case...
- Extraocular muscle cysticercosis presenting as Brown syndromeP K Pandey
Department of Ophthalmology, Guru Nanak Eye Centre, New Delhi, India
Am J Ophthalmol 131:526-7. 2001..The presentation of extraocular muscle cysticercosis as an acquired Brown syndrome is unusual. Response to medical therapy was satisfactory...
- Simultaneous brain and ocular cysticercosis in a five-year-old boySunil Karande
Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:662-3. 2007
- Diagnosis of ocular toxocariasis by establishing intraocular antibody productionLenneke de Visser
Department of Medical Microbiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Heidelberglaan 100, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Am J Ophthalmol 145:369-74. 2008..To investigate the role of Toxocara canis in posterior uveitis of undetermined origin...
- Spontaneous extrusion of subconjunctival cysticercosisBhaskar Reddy
Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Sunderpur, Varanasi, 221005, India
Ann Ophthalmol (Skokie) 39:241-2. 2007..There was no diplopia, restriction of ocular movements in any gaze or diminution of vision. Cyst excision was scheduled and oral albendazole was administered. However, the cyst extruded spontaneously prior to surgery...
- Optic nerve cysticercosisMandeep S Bajaj
Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for OphthalmicSciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 30:140-3. 2002..A positive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay test for cysticercosis further confirmed the diagnosis. Medical therapy in the form of oral albendazole and steroids resulted in complete resolution of the cyst, with few visual sequelae...
- Immunodiagnosis of ocular toxocariasis using Western-blot for the detection of specific anti-Toxocara IgG and CAP for the measurement of specific anti-Toxocara IgEJ F Magnaval
Service de Parasitologie, CHU Rangueil, 31403 Toulouse 4, France
J Helminthol 76:335-9. 2002..Western-blot coupled with specific anti-Toxocara IgE detection appeared therefore to be an accurate procedure for the immunodiagnosis of ocular toxocariasis, provided the testing was simultaneously performed on the serum and AF...
- Toxocara canis: egg presence in Melbourne parks and disease incidence in VictoriaSusan M Carden
Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 31:143-6. 2003..Toxocara canis can cause blinding eye disease. This study assessed the presence of T. canis eggs in soil from parks in Melbourne and also the incidence of presumed ocular toxocariasis in Victoria...
- CT in the diagnosis of isolated cysticercal infestation of extraocular muscleR K Rauniyar
Department of Radio Diagnosis, B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal
Clin Radiol 58:154-6. 2003..To evaluate the use of computed tomography (CT) and ultrasound (US) to diagnose orbital cysticercosis, and present the diagnostic features...
- Canine tooth syndrome due to superior oblique myocysticercosisPramod Kumar Pandey
Strabismus Service, Guru Nanak Eye Centre, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi 110002, India
J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 43:185-7. 2006..Oral treatment was prescribed. MRI revealed a collapsed cyst. Ocular motility improved, but levoelevation diplopia persisted...
- Photographic documentation of spontaneous extrusion of a subconjunctival cysticercus cystUsha Kaul Raina
Guru Nanak Eye Centre, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India
Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 30:361-2. 2002..The eye was photographed as the parasite extruded through the conjunctival opening with undulating movements over 3-4 min...
- Removal of Thelazia callipaeda from the subconjunctival spaceT Yagi
Department of Ophthalmology, Mie University School of Medicine, 2 174 Edobashi, Tsu, Mie 514 8507, Japan
Eur J Ophthalmol 17:266-8. 2007..To report the finding of Thelazia callipaeda within the human subconjunctival space...
- Optical coherence tomographic and angiographic findings of a case with subretinal toxocara granulomaTomomi Higashide
Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
Am J Ophthalmol 136:188-90. 2003..To study a case with a subretinal Toxocara granuloma...
- Extraocular muscle cysticercosis mimicking idiopathic orbital inflammation: case reportHélio Angotti-Neto
Hospital das Clinicas, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
Arq Bras Oftalmol 70:537-9. 2007..Extraocular muscle cysticercosis is the most common site of this disease when involving the orbit. Oral albendazole and prednisone are efficient, but a long history of disease can lead to important residual ocular motility restriction...
- Clinical features of ocular toxocariasis in JapanKatsutoshi Yokoi
Department of Ophthalmology, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
Ocul Immunol Inflamm 11:269-75. 2003..To characterize the clinical features of ocular toxocariasis and to describe the unique aspects of the disease in Japan...
- Parasites and the eyePaula Berdoukas
Department of Ophthalmology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
Hosp Med 64:743-6. 2003
- Ocular toxocariasis in a child: a case report from Kashmir, north IndiaB A Fomda
Department of Microbiology, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Soura, Srinagar 190 011, India
Indian J Med Microbiol 25:411-2. 2007..We suggest that ophthalmologist in this region should include ocular toxocariasis in differential diagnosis particularly in children and young adults...
- [Ocular toxocariasis. From biology to therapy]E Bertelmann
Charite, Universitatsaugenklinik, Campus Virchow Klinikum, 13353, Augustenburger Platz 1, Berlin, Germany
Ophthalmologe 104:35-9. 2007..A well timed adequate therapy can stabilize the visual acuity in many cases...
- Orbital cysticercosis: diagnosis and treatment controversiesAna Rita Sandes
Department of Pediatrics, Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisbon, Portugal
Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:180-1. 2007..The 2 children had good evolution with spontaneous progressive resolution. The current literature is reviewed...
- Isolated optic neuritis from an identified Gnathostoma spinigerumW Chuenkongkaew
Department of Ophthalmology, Siriraj Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Eur J Ophthalmol 17:130-2. 2007..To describe a patient with isolated monocular optic neuritis caused by an identified Gnathostoma spinigerum infestation...
- Prevalence, clinical features, and causes of vision loss among patients with ocular toxocariasisJay M Stewart
Francis I Proctor Foundation and the Department of Ophthalmology, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
Retina 25:1005-13. 2005..To describe the prevalence, clinical features, and causes of vision loss among patients with ocular toxocariasis seen at a uveitis referral center...
- Priming of host resistance to protect cultured rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss against eye flukes and parasite-induced cataractsA Karvonen
Department of Biological and Environmental Science, University of Jyvaskyla, P O Box 35, FI 40014 University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
J Fish Biol 76:1508-15. 2010..The results suggest that this type of priming of host resistance is probably inefficient in preventing the deleterious effects of D. spathaceum infection in aquaculture conditions...
- Usefulness of aqueous humor analysis for the diagnosis of posterior uveitisAniki Rothova
Department of Ophthalmology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
Ophthalmology 115:306-11. 2008..To assess the clinical usefulness of aqueous fluid analysis for the diagnosis and treatment of patients suspected of having infectious posterior uveitis (PU)...
- A case of orbital dirofilariasis in Northern TurkeyUmit Beden
Department of Ophthalmology, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 23:329-31. 2007..Detection of the first human case of orbital dirofilariasis in Northern Turkey, in a patient with no history of travel to any endemic areas, has raised questions about the parasite's zoonotic characteristics...
- First report of Thelazia callipaeda (Spirurida, Thelaziidae) in wolves in ItalyDomenico Otranto
Department of Animal Health and Welfare, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bari, Strada P le per Casamassima Km 3, 70010, Valenzano Bari, Italy
J Wildl Dis 43:508-11. 2007..callipaeda was present. The competence of wolves as a definitive host for T. callipaeda is discussed in view of the relevance of wild fauna in maintaining and spreading eyeworm infection in humans and domestic animals...
- Progressive retinal dysfunction in diffuse unilateral subacute neuroretinitisI Audo
Br J Ophthalmol 90:793-4. 2006
- Masquerade lesions of the orbit and adnexaN Pushker
Indian J Ophthalmol 54:139. 2006
- Intraocular angiostrongyliasis: clinical findings, treatments and outcomesK Sawanyawisuth
Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Srinagarind Hospital, Khon Kaen University, 123 Mitraparp Friendship Road, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:497-501. 2007..There is no evidence that surgical and laser interventions improve the course of the disease, and both have associated risks. Visual outcome depends on the initial visual defects...
- External ophthalmomyiasis by oestrus ovis: an unknown endemic eye disease in rural parts of central IndiaS Misra
Department of Ophthalmology, Rural Medical College, Pravara Medical Trust, Loni 413736, Maharastra, India
Trop Doct 38:120-2. 2008....
- Microbial keratitis in South India: influence of risk factors, climate, and geographical variationM Jayahar Bharathi
Department of Microbiology, Aravind Eye Hospital and Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, South India
Ophthalmic Epidemiol 14:61-9. 2007..To determine the influence of risk factors, climate, and geographical variation on the microbial keratitis in South India...
- Ocular manifestations of cysticercosis: a case reportGhazala Mehdi
Department of Pathology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh
Indian J Pathol Microbiol 50:345-6. 2007..We present the case ofa young female who developed a small mass at the medial canthus of the left eye, which was diagnosed as conjunctival cysticercosis subsequent to excision and histopathological examination...
- Vasoproliferative tumors of the retina secondary to ocular toxocariasisKiwako Mori
Can J Ophthalmol 42:758-9. 2007
- Ocular infection of donkeys (Equus asinus) with Setaria equinaMohamed A Marzok
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Kafr El Sheikh University, Kafr El Sheikh 33516, Egypt
Trop Anim Health Prod 41:859-63. 2009..The ocular infection with S. equina reported herein may be the first reported aberrant cases in the Egyptian animals...
- Taenia coenurus in the orbit of a chinchillaBradford J Holmberg
Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Vet Ophthalmol 10:53-9. 2007..To the authors' knowledge, this is the first reported case of an orbital cyst of parasitic origin in a chinchilla...
- [Clinical features, the effectiveness of treatment and function of vision organ in children and adolescents with ocular toxocariasis]Beata Urban
Kliniki Okulistyki Dzieciecej Akademii Medycznej w Białymstoku
Klin Oczna 110:364-6. 2008..5 years. Patients have unilateral progressive painless vision loss and occasional leukocoria. Ocular toxocariasis has a variable presentation, from localized peripheral or macular granulomas to chronic endophthalmitis...
- "Worm in the eye": the rationale for treatment of DUSN in south IndiaK Myint
Eye Pavilion, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 9HA, UK
Br J Ophthalmol 90:1125-7. 2006..To discuss the rationale for different techniques of treatment for DUSN (diffuse unilateral subacute neuroretinitis) and their effectiveness in two patients from south India...
- Correlation between clinical suspicion and polymerase chain reaction verification of infectious vitritisNisha Acharya
Proctor Foundation, Department of Ophthalmology, University of California San Francisco, 95 Kirkham Street, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Am J Ophthalmol 141:584-5. 2006..To compare polymerase chain reaction (PCR) results to presumptive clinical diagnosis in patients with vitritis...
- Ophthalmomyiasis externa caused by Oestrus ovis L. in the Ajloun area of northern JordanZ S Amr
Department of Biology, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid
Ann Trop Med Parasitol 87:259-62. 1993..Symptoms included mild to severe conjunctivitis, cellulitis, lacrimation and conjunctival hyperaemia. All cases were among males, and they occurred either from April to July or from September to November...
- [Ocular dirofilariosis probably caused by Dirofilaria immitis]Juan Carlos Rodríguez-Díaz
Med Clin (Barc) 121:238-9. 2003
- Ocular cysticercosis--a profileAnuradha Chowdhary
Department of Microbiology, Guru Nanak Eye Centre, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India
Trop Doct 33:185-8. 2003..Spontaneous extrusion was documented in three cases. Medical treatment with albendazole under the cover of corticosteroids was found to be a useful adjunct to surgical excision...
- Cytopathogenicity of acanthamoeba, vahlkampfia and hartmannella: quantative & qualitative in vitro studies on keratocytesF B Kinnear
Department of Ophthalmic Pathology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 6NT, Scotland
J Infect 46:228-37. 2003..To compare the cytopathogenicity of Vahlkampfia and Hartmannella clinical isolates with a type culture of Acanthamoeba castellanii...
- Intraretinal hemorrhage associated with leishmaniasisJavier A Montero
Hospital Pio del Rio Hortega, Valladolid, Spain
Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 34:212-4. 2003..This rare cause of macular hemorrhage should be considered in areas where Leishmania is endemic...
- Another case of human subconjunctival infection by Macacanema formosanaRadhika Natarajan
Arch Ophthalmol 121:584-5. 2003
- Ocular toxocariasis in a North Indian populationBijay Ranjan Mirdha
Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
J Trop Pediatr 48:328-30. 2002..None of the controls sera (other helminthic diseases) were positive for anti-Toxocara antibody...
- Magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of subretinal cysticercosisGary W Chung
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
Am J Ophthalmol 134:931-2. 2002..To report a case of ocular cysticercosis and associated magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings...
- Ocular angiostrongyliasis without meningitis symptoms in Okinawa, JapanH Toma
Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
J Parasitol 88:211-3. 2002..The symptoms were treated as influenza before the onset of the retinal detachment. The present case is the first confirmed of ocular angiostrongyliasis in Japan...
- [The ocular form of larval toxocariasis in the Czech Republic]M Uhlíková
Parazitologické pracovistĕ katedry mikrobiologie IPVZ, Praha
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TLC Northwest Eye, Seattle, Washington 98133, USA
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Department of Ophthalmology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India
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Francis I Proctor Foundation, University of California, San Francisco 94122 0944, USA
Am J Ophthalmol 124:395-6. 1997..To describe a case of microsporidial keratoconjunctivitis in a patient without human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection...
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Klinika detskej oftalmológie LFUK
Cesk Slov Oftalmol 59:312-8. 2003..Toxoplasma etiology was confirmed by local antibody production analysis in 1 patient, toxocara etiology in 5 patients. In 20 patients in the control group local specific antibody production was not demonstrated...
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Jpn J Ophthalmol 49:177-9. 2005
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Acta Ophthalmol Scand 83:395-6. 2005
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Department of Ophthalmology, University of Cologne, 50924 Koeln, Germany
Arch Ophthalmol 120:864-5. 2002
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Division of Infectious Diseases, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:188-90. 2005..The patient was successfully treated and cured. Clinical use of PCR technology may facilitate the identification of cases of smear-negative malaria, which up to the present time, have been difficult to diagnose...
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