Phthiriasis palpebrarum presenting as anterior blepharitis

In humans, Pthirus pubis or crab louse usually infests hair of pubic region. Phthiriasis palpebrarum (infestation of the eyelashes and eyelids) is not as rare as is reported in literature, especially in low socioeconomic communities. It is possible that the disease is being perhaps missed due to its...

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Main Author: Taskin Khan
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2018-01-01
Series:Indian Journal of Public Health
Online Access:;year=2018;volume=62;issue=3;spage=239;epage=241;aulast=Khan