Journal of the Japan Veterinary Medical Association
Online ISSN : 2186-0211
Print ISSN : 0446-6454
ISSN-L : 0446-6454
A Case of Canine Thelaziasis in Kawasaki, Kanagawa
TATSUO SUZUKI[in Japanese][in Japanese][in Japanese]
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1978 Volume 31 Issue 8 Pages 458-461

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In August, 1976, a 6-year-old mongrel dog kept in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, was examined. It had 31 eye worms on the conjunctivae, chiefly in the conjunctival sacs under the nictitating membranes. These worms were identified asThelazia callipaeda RAILLIETet HENRY, 1910. The present case is the first reported from the Kanto region in Japan. In it, eyedischarge, lacrimation, photophobia, conjunctivitis, or corneitis was not discernible.

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