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Human dirofilariasis. A report of the first case of ocular dirofilariasis in the Netherlands and a review of the literature



Human dirofilariasis. A report of the first case of ocular dirofilariasis in the Netherlands and a review of the literature



Tropical and Geographical Medicine 33(3): 295-305



An elderly Dutch woman who had spent the 2 previous summers in Spain was seen in The Netherlands with swollen eyelids and hyperaemia of the conjunctiva. A worm was surgically removed from the conjunctiva and identified as an adult female Dirofilaria 'conjunctiva' (= D. repens?).

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