Nematode in the retina

Indian J Ophthalmol. Oct-Dec 1990;38(4):178-9.


An unidentified nematode in the retina of an otherwise healthy young lady causing inflammation and exudation is reported. The worm was destroyed by Xenon photocoagulation, There was complete recovery and remarkable improvement in visual acuity.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Eye Infections, Parasitic / surgery*
  • Female
  • Fundus Oculi
  • Humans
  • Light Coagulation*
  • Nematode Infections / surgery*
  • Retinal Detachment / etiology
  • Retinal Diseases / complications
  • Retinal Diseases / parasitology*
  • Retinal Diseases / surgery