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Peru: See WORM removed from boy's eye after ONE MONTH00:43

Peru: See WORM removed from boy's eye after ONE MONTH

Peru, Lima
June 4, 2015 at 18:52 GMT +00:00 · Published

Doctors removed a one-inch (2.54 cm) worm from the eye of a 17-year-old boy at the National Children's Hospital in Lima, Wednesday.

An MRI scan reveled that the worm had been living under the boy's eyelid for a month.

Doctors used basil to lure the worm out of the boy's eye before using tweezers to remove the critter entirely.

Peru: See WORM removed from boy's eye after ONE MONTH00:43
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Doctors removed a one-inch (2.54 cm) worm from the eye of a 17-year-old boy at the National Children's Hospital in Lima, Wednesday.

An MRI scan reveled that the worm had been living under the boy's eyelid for a month.

Doctors used basil to lure the worm out of the boy's eye before using tweezers to remove the critter entirely.

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