Dirofilaria repens

This post was written by admin on November 1, 2011
Posted Under: Nematodes,Pictures
Dirofilaria repens
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Photographer: Dr Sepideh Tavakkolizadeh

Dirofilaria repens

Female adult worm, section in a woman eye Surrounded by necrotizing granulomatous and eosinophilic inflammation x40 Iran

The case was found by Dr Tavakkolizadeh from Noor Ophthalmology Research Center, Tehran, Iran.


Tavakkolizadeh, S., Mobedi, I. (2009) Orbital dirofilariasis in Iran: a case report, Korean journal of Parasitology, 47(4), pp. 397-399.


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