Myiasis is the infestation of human or animal tissues by fly larvae. The disease is widespread especially in tropical countries. Here we report a case of myiasis due to Cordylobia anthropophaga that occurred in a traveller returning from Senegal. This case has some peculiar characteristics, regarding the site of the lesion and the clinical presentation.

[Cutaneous myiasis from Cordylobia anthropophaga in a traveller returning from Senegal: a case study]

Brancaccio, Giuseppina;Gaeta, Giovanni Battista
2005

Abstract

Myiasis is the infestation of human or animal tissues by fly larvae. The disease is widespread especially in tropical countries. Here we report a case of myiasis due to Cordylobia anthropophaga that occurred in a traveller returning from Senegal. This case has some peculiar characteristics, regarding the site of the lesion and the clinical presentation.
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