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Demodex folliculorum and Demodex brevis (Acarida) as factors of chronic marginal blepharitis


, : Demodex folliculorum and Demodex brevis (Acarida) as factors of chronic marginal blepharitis. Wiadomosci Parazytologiczne 37(1): 127-130

Demodex infestation was found in 68% of 568 patients with chronic inflammation of the eyelid margins, seen between 1982 and 1989 at the Szczecin Medical Academy, Poland. The patients had not responded to routine treatment.

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