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Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1993 Jun;87(3):259-62.

Ophthalmomyiasis externa caused by Oestrus ovis L. in the Ajloun area of northern Jordan.

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Department of Biology, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid.

Abstract

During the years 1990-1991 17 cases of ophthalmomyiasis externa due to the sheep nasal botfly, Oestrus ovis, were reported from the Ajloun area in northern Jordan. Symptoms included mild to severe conjunctivitis, cellulitis, lacrimation and conjunctival hyperaemia. All cases were among males, and they occurred either from April to July or from September to November.

PMID:
8257236
DOI:
10.1080/00034983.1993.11812764
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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