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Filarial worm (Loa loa) in the anterior chamber. Report of two cases.
  1. O. Osuntokun and
  2. O. Olurin


    Two Nigerian patients with intraocular parasitism by adult Loa loa worms are reported. Whereas Loa loa infestation of the subcutaneous tissues around the eye usually has no permanent effect on visual acuity, in the two cases reported the affected eye became blind.

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