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Volume 2014, Article ID 368907, 5 pages
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Case Report

Adult Ocular Toxocariasis Mimicking Ciliary Body Malignancy

1Department of Ophthalmology, Retina Service, American University of Beirut, P.O. Box 113-6044, Beirut, Lebanon
2Department of Ophthalmology, American University of Beirut, P.O. Box 113-6044, Beirut, Lebanon
3Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El Solh, Beirut 110 72020, Lebanon
4Uveitis Division, Department of Ophthalmology, American University of Beirut, P.O. Box 113-6044, Beirut, Lebanon

Received 10 May 2014; Revised 5 July 2014; Accepted 12 July 2014; Published 9 October 2014

Academic Editor: Marco A. Zarbin

Copyright © 2014 Ahmad M. Mansour et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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