A first human case of ocular dirofilariosis due to dirofilaria repens in Northeastern France

  • Abou-Bacar A
  • Argy N
  • Sabou M
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Abstract

We report the first case of ocular dirofilariasis to be diagnosed in northeast France (Alsace region), in a man who presented with a suborbital mass after a journey to Senegal. Microscopic examination of the surgical specimen identified Dirofilaria repens.

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Authors

  • Ahmed Abou-Bacar

  • Nicolas Argy

  • Marcela Sabou

  • Alain Billing

  • Christian Hermsdorff

  • Ermanno Candolfi

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