Onchocerciasis (worm - River Blindness)

Etiology

  • Worm spread by black fly bite

Risk Factors

  • Africa/Central & South America

Symptoms

  • Itchy rash
  • Keratitis→ vision loss
  • Skin nodules (contain worms)

Physical Exam Findings

  • Keratitis
  • Blindness
  • Puritic rash
  • Skin nodules