|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication:||1978|
|Authors:||G. N. Chin, Denslow G. T.|
|Journal:||Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus|
|Pagination:||173 - 175|
|Keywords:||adolescent, adult, child, Eyelashes, humans, Lice Infestations/diagnosis/drug therapy/transmission, Lindane/therapeutic use, Pediculus, Physostigmine, sexually transmitted disease|
Pediculosis ciliaris, though not as common as in the past, is still not a rare disorder. Infestation has become more prevalent among adolescents within the past few years. Severe itching, irritation, secondary conjunctivitis, and preauricular adenopathy may accompany the louse infestation. A brief review of the etiology and treatment of pediculosis ciliaris has been presented. Every physician should be aware of this disorder and be adequately prepared to treat it.