Dermal Myiasis of the Eyelid
dermal myiasis, Dermatobia hominis, ophthalmyiasis externa, parasite infection
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A case report describes the clinical findings of dermal myiasis of the upper eyelid in a 6-year-old girl from South America. Dermal myiasis due to Dermatobia hominis can simulate a common furuncle and is known to occur in world travelers.
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Citation / Publisher Attribution
American Academy of Ophthalmology, v. 93, issue 9, p. 1225-1227
Scholar Commons Citation
Savino, Dario F.; Margo, Curtis E.; McCoy, Earl D.; and Friedl, Frank E., "Dermal Myiasis of the Eyelid" (1986). Integrative Biology Faculty and Staff Publications. 233.