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February 1974

Intraocular Parasite Destroyed by Photocoagulation

Author Affiliations

Gainesville, Fla
From the Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1974;91(2):162-164. doi:10.1001/archopht.1974.03900060168015
Abstract

A case of presumed subretinal bot fly larva infestation is presented with photographs of the clinical course and its eventual destruction by photocoagulation. Without knowledge of the clinical course and the presence of the dead larva, the resultant macular lesion might be mistaken for a degenerative scar.

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