PDF | Introducción: la hipereosinofilia es un hallazgo relevante en la edad pediátrica. Se ha relacionado con enfermedades neoplásicas y parasitosis. IIIDepartamento de Pediatria do Instituto da Criança da Universidade de São salientam-se manifestações alérgicas, hipereosinofilia, fraqueza crônica, dor. con hipereosinofilia y otras helmintiasis, se estimó 3,6% de seropositividad. del total de la patología retinal pediátrica2, en tanto que Toxocara sp y otras.

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Prevalence of ocular lesions in children seropositive to Toxocara canis. Intraocular invasion by Toxocara canis is one of the most commonly recognized etiologies of uveitis and blindness in children.

In order to estimate the prevalence of ocular hipereosinoflia caused by toxocariasis in a pediatric referral hospital, we conducted a retrospective analysis of clinical charts of all children seropositive to Toxocara canis, who also had an eye exam between the years and at the Calvo Mackenna Children’s Hospital in Santiago, Chile. We identified children [mean age 6 years range 0. Only one child [ 0. The patient also suffered from decreased vision of the affected eye.


The information gained from this study may be of useful for the implementation of algorithms for the ophthalmological examination of children seropositive to Toxocara canis in public hospitals in Chile. Toxocariasis, ocular, prevalence, eye infections parasitic.

Toxocariosis, ocular, prevalencia, infecciones oculares parasitarias.

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Nuestro estudio posee varias e importantes limitaciones. Ann Trop Med Parasitol ; 1: Risk factors for toxocaral ocular larva migrans: Am J Public Health hipereowinofilia 70 Patterns of intraocular inflammation in children.

Frequency of seropositivity to Toxocara canis in children of different socioeconomic strata

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