AffiliationRoyal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital (RVEEH), Adelaide Road, Dublin 2, Ireland. email@example.com
Local subject classificationEXOTIC PETS
Eye Foreign Bodies
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Citation"Tarantula keratitis": a case report. 2013, 182 (3):349-50 Ir J Med Sci
JournalIrish journal of medical science
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.
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