Ocular findings after ivermectin treatment of patients with high Loa loa microfilaremia.

@article{Fobi2000OcularFA,
  title={Ocular findings after ivermectin treatment of patients with high Loa loa microfilaremia.},
  author={Grace Fobi and Jacques Gardon and Mikel Santiago and D Ngangue and Nathalie Gardon-Wendel and Michel Boussinesq},
  journal={Ophthalmic epidemiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={27-39}
}
Hemorrhages in the palpebral conjunctiva (HPCs) have been recorded in patients living in an area endemic for loiasis who developed serious reactions after ivermectin treatment. A study was designed to evaluate the frequency of these lesions, and to identify risk factors associated with their appearance. The conjunctivae of 1,682 patients who complained of reactions were systematically examined. HPCs were found in 41 patients. The initial mean Loa loa microfilaremia in the individuals with HPCs… CONTINUE READING
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