1978 Volume 31 Issue 8 Pages 458-461
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.