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dc.contributor.authorMcAnena, L
dc.contributor.authorMurphy, C
dc.contributor.authorO'Connor, J
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.
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
refterms.dateFOA2018-08-24T17:53:43Z
html.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.


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