Ocular Hirduinaisis — leeches the cause of anguinus tearing and potentially blinding parasite

Authors

  • Riaz Ahmed Baloch
  • Abdullah Jan Badini
  • Barkat Ali Jamali

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21649/akemu.v12i4.973

Keywords:

Parasite. Leeches. Single-Blind Method. Double-Blind Method. Ecology. Eye. Mite Infestations. Parasitic Diseases. Ectoparasitic Infestations.

Abstract

Purpose: To acknowledge the ophthalmologists, that among many causes of blood tearing; the leeches are of pinnacle importance in this regard, especially to the inhabitants of Balochistan due to suitable ecology for the parasite and its infestation to the human. Material and methods: The study includes 3 patients two children and one adult with sanuineous tearing having leeches in the eyes. Results: The moment worm removed, the bloody discharge ceased, the eye remained open and patient cheerful.

Published

2016-04-05

How to Cite

Baloch, R. A., Badini, A. J., & Jamali, B. A. (2016). Ocular Hirduinaisis — leeches the cause of anguinus tearing and potentially blinding parasite. Annals of King Edward Medical University, 12(4). https://doi.org/10.21649/akemu.v12i4.973

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