Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Conjunctivitis: parasitic

Contributor(s): Dennis E Brooks, Graham Munroe

Introduction

  • Incidence: commonly encountered in certain parts of the world.
  • Clinical signs: granulomatous thickening reactions of the conjunctivae are common.
  • Cause: several species of parasite, eg:

Onchocerciasis

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Habronemiasis

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Thelaziasis

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