Case Report
Volume 11 Issue 8 - 2020
Conjunctival Ocular Myasis with Recurrent Pseudomembrane Formation - A Case Report
Rahul Mistry1* and Nisha V Ahuja2
1Fellow (Cataract and IOL), Sankara Eye Hospital, Mogar, Anand, Gujarat, India
2Consultant (Cornea and Cataract Services), Sankara Eye Hospital, Mogar, Anand, Gujarat, India
*Corresponding Author:Rahul Mistry, Fellow (Cataract and IOL), Sankara Eye Hospital, Mogar, Anand, Gujarat, India.
Received: June 26, 2020; Published: July 29, 2020




Abstract

Aim: Ocular myiasis presentation depends upon fly type, involved structures and penetration level.

Case Report: 16-year girl coming to opd presenting with redness, watering and foreign body sensation on both eyes on examination migrating larvae were found on conjunctiva and tarsal plate. The larvae were removed which were found to be a larva of early stage of the house fly of the order Diptera and genus Musca followed by removal of membrane from tarsal plate within one-week follow-up. On subsequent follow-up patient was showing good result.

Result: Deeper involvement can be halt by proper hygiene and early management.

Discussion: Ocular myiasis sometimes leads to intracranial extension that can be life threatening.

Keywords: Conjunctival Ocular Myasis; Pseudomembrane Formation; Fly Type

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Citation: Rahul Mistry and Nisha V Ahuja. “Conjunctival Ocular Myasis with Recurrent Pseudomembrane Formation - A Case Report”. EC Ophthalmology 11.8 (2020): 18-22.

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