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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