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Ticked off: A case of a tick involving the lower eyelid

  • Kah Wai Lai (a1), Dawn K. A. Lim (a1) (a2), Blanche X. H. Lim (a1) (a2), Yew Sen Yuen (a1) (a2) and Chris H. L. Lim (a1) (a2) (a3) (a4)...


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Correspondence to: Dr. Chris Hong Long Lim, Department of Ophthalmology, National University Health System, 1E Kent Ridge Rd, Singapore119228; Email:


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Ticked off: A case of a tick involving the lower eyelid

  • Kah Wai Lai (a1), Dawn K. A. Lim (a1) (a2), Blanche X. H. Lim (a1) (a2), Yew Sen Yuen (a1) (a2) and Chris H. L. Lim (a1) (a2) (a3) (a4)...


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