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Head Lice in the Cornea: Clinicopathologic Report of A Case
Seyed Farzad Mohammadi Dr., Iraj Mobedi Dr., Seyed Mehrdad Mohammadi Dr., Maryam Tahvildari Dr. * , Fahimeh Asadi Amoli Dr.
, tahvildari.maryam@gmail.com
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Purpose : To report for the first time, a presumable case of pediculus capitis corneal pseudo-infestation

Case report : Our patient was a 35-year-old farmer presenting with symptoms and signs of ocular discomfort and inflammation. Clinical examination suggested a retained corneal foreign body pathology of the lesion suggested a female pediculus humanus capitis (head louse).

Conclusion : Arthropod (pseudo-) infestation can be considered in the differential diagnosis of corneal foreign bodies.  

Iranian Journal of Ophthalmology 201123(1):64-66 © 2011 by the Iranian Society of Ophthalmology

Keywords: Corneal Foreign Body, Pseudo-Infestation, Pediculus Humanus Capitis
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Mohammadi S F, Mobedi I, Mohammadi S M, Tahvildari M, Asadi Amoli F. Head Lice in the Cornea: Clinicopathologic Report of A Case. Iranian Journal of Ophthalmology. 2011; 23 (1) :64-66
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