Persistent corneal edema secondary to presumed dead adult filarial worm in the anterior chamber

Basak, Samar K.; Hazra, Tushar K.; Bhattacharya, Debasish
January 2007
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology;Jan2007, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p67
Academic Journal
journal article
We present three cases of persistent corneal edema secondary to presumed dead adult filarial worms lying in the anterior chamber with their attachment to the endothelium. Two of them were initially diagnosed as descemet's fold with corneal edema. Two patients underwent penetrating keratoplasty and in one case, surgical removal was partly possible with clearing of cornea.


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