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Onchocerciasis
Pathology
  • Skin and eye lesions are due to dying microfilariae
  • A variety of skin manifestations can be observed
  • Skin nodules of various sizes in the dermis or subcutaneous tissues contain adult worms
  • Severe ocular pathology involves different tissues, is progressive and may end in blindness

 

Sequelae of infection with Onchocerca volvulus

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