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November 1972

Visceral Larva Migrans of the Eye: Subretinal Tube Formation

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1972;88(5):526-529. doi:10.1001/archopht.1972.01000030528011

The clinical and histological examination in a case of pseudogliomata demonstrated a subretinal tube-like larval burrow connecting the optic disc with peripheral ocular structures. This clinicopathological sign is thought to present objective evidence of toxocara infection.

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