Congratulations to the winner of our November quiz, Michael Sullivan Mee, OD, FAAO, Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry, Tahlequah. The correct answer to our November challenge was tick bite of the conjunctiva. For a complete discussion of this case, see the Clinicopathologic Reports, Case Reports, and Small Case Series section in the December ARCHIVES(Love MC, Platt L, Westfall CT. Lone-star tick bite of the conjunctiva. Arch Ophthalmol. 2001;119:1854-1855).
Patient with Amblyomma americanum tick attached to conjunctiva temporally in the right eye. Inset, Magnified view illustrates leg (arrow) of tick.
Be sure to visit the Archives of OphthalmologyWorld Wide Web site (http://www.archophthalmol.com) and try your hand at our Clinical Challenge Interactive Quiz. We invite visitors to make a diagnosis based on selected information from a case report or other feature scheduled to be published in the following month's print edition of the ARCHIVES. The first visitor to e-mail our Web editors with the correct answer will be recognized in the print journal and on our Web site and will also receive a free copy of the Clinical Eye Atlas, published by AMA Press.
March 2002. Arch Ophthalmol. 2002;120(3):293. doi:10.1001/archopht.120.3.293