Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/325854
Title:
"Tarantula keratitis": a case report.
Authors:
McAnena, L; Murphy, C; O'Connor, J
Affiliation:
Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital (RVEEH), Adelaide Road, Dublin 2, Ireland. lmcanena@yahoo.co.uk
Citation:
"Tarantula keratitis": a case report. 2013, 182 (3):349-50 Ir J Med Sci
Journal:
Irish journal of medical science
Issue Date:
Sep-2013
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/325854
DOI:
10.1007/s11845-012-0885-7
PubMed ID:
23212648
Abstract:
A case of an 11-year-old boy presenting with a two-week history of a red, irritated right eye after handling a Chilean Rose Tarantula at an exotic pet exhibition. Examination revealed innumerable microscopic hairs embedded at all levels of the cornea. He was commenced on steroid drops with subjective and objective improvement at follow up.
Item Type:
Article
Language:
en
Keywords:
EYE DISORDER
Local subject classification:
EXOTIC PETS
MeSH:
Animals; Child; Eye Foreign Bodies; Eye Pain; Hair; Humans; Keratitis; Male; Pets; Spiders; Steroids
ISSN:
1863-4362

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorMcAnena, Len_GB
dc.contributor.authorMurphy, Cen_GB
dc.contributor.authorO'Connor, Jen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2014-09-04T11:11:46Z-
dc.date.available2014-09-04T11:11:46Z-
dc.date.issued2013-09-
dc.identifier.citation"Tarantula keratitis": a case report. 2013, 182 (3):349-50 Ir J Med Scien_GB
dc.identifier.issn1863-4362-
dc.identifier.pmid23212648-
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s11845-012-0885-7-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/325854-
dc.description.abstractA case of an 11-year-old boy presenting with a two-week history of a red, irritated right eye after handling a Chilean Rose Tarantula at an exotic pet exhibition. Examination revealed innumerable microscopic hairs embedded at all levels of the cornea. He was commenced on steroid drops with subjective and objective improvement at follow up.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Irish journal of medical scienceen_GB
dc.subjectEYE DISORDERen_GB
dc.subject.meshAnimals-
dc.subject.meshChild-
dc.subject.meshEye Foreign Bodies-
dc.subject.meshEye Pain-
dc.subject.meshHair-
dc.subject.meshHumans-
dc.subject.meshKeratitis-
dc.subject.meshMale-
dc.subject.meshPets-
dc.subject.meshSpiders-
dc.subject.meshSteroids-
dc.subject.otherEXOTIC PETSen_GB
dc.title"Tarantula keratitis": a case report.en_GB
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentRoyal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital (RVEEH), Adelaide Road, Dublin 2, Ireland. lmcanena@yahoo.co.uken_GB
dc.identifier.journalIrish journal of medical scienceen_GB
dc.description.fundingNo fundingen
dc.description.provinceLeinsteren
dc.description.peer-reviewpeer-reviewen

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