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Syema Muzaffar, MD, MHS syema at welchlink.welch.jhu.edu
Fri Aug 25 16:32:23 EST 1995


In article <41is1p$otd at lll-winken.llnl.gov>, Tina Presta
<presta1 at llnl.gov> wrote:

> My daughter just came back from the Virgin Islands about 2 weeks ago.  
> Since she's returned her eye has felt dry and itch-y.
> 
> Last night we noticed small bugs crawling and burrowing in and around 
> her lash-line.   They look like small, translucent ticks. They burrow 
> under the skin and reappear elsewhere on the eyelid.  Has anyone heard 
> of anything like this before?  
> 
> Her doctor didn't have any idea and has sent her to a dermatologist... 
> I've haven't heard back from the dermatologist yet.
> 
> Any info would be appreciated.  Thanks.

Could these be some kind of mites, as in dog ear-mites?  I think some of
these bugs will parasitise a large number of hosts.  Lys 
Lys at jhuighf.bitnet



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