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CASE REPORT
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 183-185

Subretinal worm and repeat laser photocoagulation


1 Narayana Nethralaya Super Speciality Eye Hospital, Post Graduate Institute of Ophthalmology, 121/C, Chord Road, Rajajinagar, Bangalore-560010, India
2 Chaithanya Eye Hospital, Kesavadasapuram, Trivendrum, Kerala, India

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Sribhargava Natesh
Narayana Nethralaya Super Speciality Eye Hospital, Post Graduate Institute of Ophthalmology, 121/C, Chord Road, Rajajinagar, Bangalore-560 010
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-9233.63072

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Diffuse unilateral subacute neuroretinitis (DUSN) can be a diagnostic dilemma. Laser photocoagulation of the subretinal worm is an effective treatment for eradication. Early laser photocoagulation has been advocated. We report a case of a middle aged man who presented with decreased vision and a sub retinal macular worm that required two laser sessions for complete eradication of the worm.


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