TITLE

Neonatal myiasis: a case report

AUTHOR(S)
Çetinkaya, Merih; Özkan, Hilal; Köksal, Nilgün; Coşkun, Şevki Z.; Hacımustafaoğlu, Mustafa; Girişgin, Oya
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Turkish Journal of Pediatrics;Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p581
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
36846635

 

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