Volume 14, Number 1—January 2008
International Polar Year
Human Ophthalmomyiasis Interna Caused by Hypoderma tarandi, Northern Canada
|Red eye||21 (60)|
|Vision loss||24 (68)|
|Eye pain||6 (17)|
|Loss of vision|
|Severe or total†||12 (34)|
|Mild or none||19 (54)|
*Patients identified during literature search and described in the Appendix Table. Mean patient age was 25.2 y; median, 16 y.
†Includes blindness caused by enucleation.