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A case with a macular granuloma seropositive for Toxocara canis examined with standardized echography

  • Jan Schutterman
Part of the Documenta Ophthalmologica Proceedings Series book series (DOPS, volume 53)

Summary

A 75 years old man presented with a one year long history of successive visual deterioration he had noticed in his right eye. On examination it was found that v.a. was only CF in his right eye, and a slightly protruding whitish lesion was seen in the right macula. Patient serum was analyzed for Toxocara canis immunology and was found positive. The lesion was examined with standardized echography and fluorescein angiography. The results will be described.

Keywords

Retinal Detachment Fluorescein Angiography Retinal Vessel Retinal Blood Vessel Standardize Echography 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan Schutterman
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  1. 1.Dept. of OphthalmologySddersjukhuset HospitalStockholmSweden

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