Intraocular Infestation with Thelazia Callipaeda in Uttaradit Hospital at Uttaradit Hospital


  • Tiranit Pholchan Uttaradit Hospital


Thelazia callipaeda, Human ocular Thelaziasis, Intraocular Infestation


Thelazia callipaeda is a parasitic nematode. Thelazia callipaeda is common parasites of dogs,
cats, rabbits and foxes. Human beings are occasional and accidental hosts. It commonly affects the
eye such as conjunctival sac, lacrimal gland and duct. The author presents a patient who developed
painless blurring of vision. The eye examination shows a white thread-like live and mobile worm in the
anterior chamber. A worm was removed and identified as Thelazia callipaeda by parasitologist.
Keywords: Thelazia callipaeda, human ocular Thelaziasis, Intraocular Infestation


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Pholchan T. Intraocular Infestation with Thelazia Callipaeda in Uttaradit Hospital at Uttaradit Hospital. HSCR [Internet]. 2020 Dec. 30 [cited 2023 Dec. 6];35(2):96-101. Available from:



Case Report (รายงานผู้ป่วย)