A patient is reported who, after leaving Venezuela, developed some boils on the left upper limb inhabited by Dermatobia hominis larvae. The curious life-cycle of this tropical fly is described with some considerations about the diagnostic problem. A simple unreported way of larvae extraction is suggested.

Dermatobia hominis infestation

Rongioletti F.;
1984-01-01

Abstract

A patient is reported who, after leaving Venezuela, developed some boils on the left upper limb inhabited by Dermatobia hominis larvae. The curious life-cycle of this tropical fly is described with some considerations about the diagnostic problem. A simple unreported way of larvae extraction is suggested.
Aged
Diptera
Female
Humans
Myiasis
Skin Diseases, Parasitic
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