Neonatal myiasis: a case report

Çetinkaya, Merih; Özkan, Hilal; Köksal, Nilgün; Coşkun, Şevki Z.; Hacımustafaoğlu, Mustafa; Girişgin, Oya
November 2008
Turkish Journal of Pediatrics;Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p581
Academic Journal
Case Study
Myiasis is a disease caused by fly larvae. Although adult cases have been reported, neonatal myiasis is a rare condition and there are few reports about this subject. In this article, we report a 12-day-old female neonate who was referred to us due to larvae in her eyes and ears. She was infected with Lucilia spp. larvae and was treated with proper antibiotics.


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