• Users Online: 190
  • Home
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
Home About us Editorial board Ahead of print Current issue Search Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Contacts Login 
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 136-138

A case of pediatric ocular dirofilariasis

Cornea and Cataract Services, Malabar Eye Hospital, Kannur, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
K M Seema
Malabar Eye Hospital, Thavakkara, Kannur - 670 002, Kerala
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/kjo.kjo_62_17

Rights and Permissions

A 4 year old boy presented with an inflammed subconjunctival swelling in the right eye which was responsive to topical steroids but recurred on discontinuing steroids. Parasitic granuloma was suspected and an excision biopsy performed which revealed a dirofilarial worm inside the granuloma. This case report is being presented to emphasise the presence of this rare zoonosis in our state.

Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)

 Article Access Statistics
    PDF Downloaded147    
    Comments [Add]    
    Cited by others 1    

Recommend this journal