Human ocular Thelaziasis in Karnataka


Thelaziasis is an arthropod-born disease of the eye and adnexa caused by Thelazia callipaeda, a nematode parasite transmitted by drosophilid flies to carnivores and humans. Because of its distribution mainly confined to South Asian countries and Russia, it is commonly known as Oriental eye worm. It is often under-reported and not been given its due clinical… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.138183


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