Comprehensive Review of Ocular Angiostrongyliasis with Special Reference to Optic Neuritis

@inproceedings{Ding2013ComprehensiveRO,
  title={Comprehensive Review of Ocular Angiostrongyliasis with Special Reference to Optic Neuritis},
  author={Weifeng Ding and Yukifumi Nawa and Kittisak Sawanyavisuth and Zhiyue Lv and Zhongdao Wu},
  booktitle={The Korean journal of parasitology},
  year={2013}
}
Angiostrongyliasis, caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis infection, is a food-borne parasitic disease. Its larvae evoke eosinophilic inflammation in the central nervous system, but can also cause pathological changes in the eyes. Among ocular angiostrongyliasis cases, the incidence of optic neuritis is low and only few sporadic reports exist. Some patients… CONTINUE READING