Orbital Myiasis: a case report

Baliga, Mohan J. and *, Paul Davis and Rai, Premalatha and *, Vijay Rajasekhar (2001) Orbital Myiasis: a case report. International Journal of Oral & Maxillofaccial. Surgery, 30. pp. 83-84.

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Myiasis; a term first introduced by HOPE refers to invasion of living tissue of humans and other mammals by the eggs or larvae of flies of the order of Diptera. Orbital involvement occurs in approximately 5% of all cases of myiasis1. A 72 year old patient is presented with orbital myiasis that was successfully treated by enucleation and grafted with split thickness of skin.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: myiasis; flies; fly larvae
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Oral Surgery
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 01 Aug 2012 10:05
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2012 10:05
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/76900

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