A case of human thelaziasis from Himachal Pradesh

Sharma, A.; Pandey, M.; Sharma, V.; Kanga, A.; Gupta, M. L.
January 2006
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Jan2006, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p67
Academic Journal
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Small, chalky-white, threadlike, motile worms were isolated from the conjunctival sac of a 32 year-old woman residing in the Himalaya mountains. They were identified as both male and female worms of Thelazia callipaeda. To the best of our knowledge, this is the second case report of human thelaziasis from India.


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