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Cutaneous myiasis

Cutaneous Myiasis caused by Dermatobia hominis Acquired in Jamaica

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614–6

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The authors describe a case of cutaneous myiasis caused by Dermatobia hominis in a 23-year old Italian woman who contracted the infestation during a tour in Jamaica. The infestation was located on the back and was characterized clinically by a single inflammatory nodule. To our knowledge, this is the first case of cutaneous myiasis due to Dermatobia hominis acquired in Jamaica.

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e-Published: 20 Sep, 2013

Cutaneous Human Myiasis due to Dermatobia Hominis

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466–8

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This is a case report of cutaneous myiasis due to Dermatobia hominis in a female physician who had travelled to Belize. Cutaneous myiasis is endemic in Central and South America but is seldom reported from the Caribbean islands.

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e-Published: 03 Jul, 2013
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