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Japanese Journal of Ophthalmology

, Volume 52, Issue 5, pp 416–417 | Cite as

Transvitreal migration of a Toxocara larva resulting in a second chorioretinal granuloma

  • Dhashani SivaratnamEmail author
  • Visvaraja Subrayan
  • Nadir A. Ali
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Key Words

granuloma intraocular larva Toxocara canis toxocariasis transvitreal migration 

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© Japanese Ophthalmological Society (JOS) 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dhashani Sivaratnam
    • 1
    Email author
  • Visvaraja Subrayan
    • 1
  • Nadir A. Ali
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of MedicineUniversity of MalayaKuala LumpurMalaysia

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