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Volume 19, Number 2—February 2013

Letter

Delayed Diagnosis of Dirofilariasis and Complex Ocular Surgery, Russia

Boris Ilyasov, Vladimir Kartashev, Nikolay Bastrikov, Rodrigo Morchón, Javier González-Miguel, and Fernando SimónComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Rostov Oblast Diagnostic Centre, Rostov-na-Donu, Russia (B. Ilyasov); Rostov State Medical University, Rostov-na-Donu (V. Kartashev); Hospital of the North Caucasus Branch of the Russian Railway, Rostov-na-Donu (N. Bastrikov); University of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain (R. Morchón, J. González-Miguel, F. Simón)

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Retroocular nodule of a Dirofilaria repens worm detected in a 20-year-old woman, Rostov-na-Donu, Russia. The cyst (arrows) is shown by computed tomography scan (A) and magnetic resonance imaging (B). Ultrasonography images (C) show a worm-like structure inside the cyst (arrow), and color Doppler imaging (D) shows marginal vascularization of the lesion).

Figure. . Retroocular nodule of a Dirofilaria repens worm detected in a 20-year-old woman, Rostov-na-Donu, Russia. The cyst (arrows) is shown by computed tomography scan (A) and magnetic resonance imaging (B). Ultrasonography image (C) shows a worm-like structure inside the cyst (arrow), and color Doppler imaging (D) shows marginal vascularization of the lesion).

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