A probable case of ocular angiostrongyliasis in New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

@article{Scrimgeour1982APC,
  title={A probable case of ocular angiostrongyliasis in New Britain, Papua New Guinea.},
  author={Euan M. Scrimgeour and Brian R Chambers and J Kaven},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={1982},
  volume={76 4},
  pages={538-40}
}
Unilateral iritis, keratitis and episcleritis presented in a 45-year-old female Melanesian from New Britain, Papua New Guinea. A motile nematode was seen in the anterior vitreous but was not recovered. Inflammation resolved with topical corticosteroid and antibiotic treatment, but visual impairment persisted. She failed to return for repeat serology after discharge, and measurement of serum antibody levels to Angiostrongylus cantonensis in the single specimen obtained, using the direct and… CONTINUE READING