Myiasis of Maxilla: Report of a Case

Ahmed, Syed Sayeed; Ahmed, Wakil; Bey, Afshan
September 2011
International Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry;Sep-Dec2011, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p248
Academic Journal
Case Study
Oral myiasis is a disease caused by larvae of housefly and associated with poor oral hygiene, mouth breathing and incompetent lips. The disease is characterized by presence of maggots in affected parts of the body and is usually seen in tropical countries, although cases have been reported from other parts of the world. There are various methods for treating this disease. In this case report, a combination of treatment modalities has been favored.


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