From the eyes of a Mexican teenager deleted fat worm (Caution, shocking content 18+)
17-year-old Mexican was blind in one eye after the other eye has settled the parasite. The worm was in his eye at least three weeks, causing the teenager severe pain and severely damaging the iris of the eye.
The doctors found out that it was a parasite which can be transmitted by eating raw fish, but the worm has got into eyes remained a mystery to doctors.
Below you can see the shocking video, which shows thick and short worm, freely floating and curving right under the lens of the eye. The video was shot by ophthalmologists and a hospital in Mexico city, where the newly turned teenager with severe pain in the eye. The guy immediately sent for surgery at the Institute Conde de Valenciana Institute of Ophthalmologym.
In order to remove the worm, the surgeons had to remove the lens of the eye. Along the way, they found that the worm has done a lot of holes in the iris and damaged the retina of the eye. Because of these injuries, 17-year-old boy inevitably went blind in one eye.
The doctors said that you extracted the worm belongs to the trematodes (Digenea), flat worms-parasites. Flukes are small in size from a few centimeters to 1 millimeter. Trematodes are the causative agents of such dangerous diseases like opisthorchiasis, when people become infected when eating raw fish.
Usually flukes strike the internal organs (liver, intestines, urogenital system), and not the eye, therefore, this case is classified as abnormal and the doctors could not give an explanation of what caused the infection the eye. However, they noticed that the boy was lucky that the worm in time removed, because it could penetrate into the brain.