[Toxocara canis (larva migrans visceralis) from an ophthalmological point of view (author's transl)].

  • Henk Huismans
  • Published 1980 in Klinische Monatsblatter fur Augenheilkunde


Visceral Larva Migrans (Toxocara canis) is usually a relatively benign disease which is caused by infective second-stage larvae of the common cosmopolitan ascarid of dogs, characterized chiefly by sustained eosinophilia, pulmonary symptoms and hepatomegaly. Its severity varies with the number of larvae in the tissue and the immune or allergic state of the… (More)