Ophthalmia nodosa secondary to tarantula hairs

@article{Choi2003OphthalmiaNS,
  title={Ophthalmia nodosa secondary to tarantula hairs},
  author={J T L Choi and Aunu Rauf},
  journal={Eye},
  year={2003},
  volume={17},
  pages={433-434}
}
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