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infestation of the body by the larvae of flies (usually through a wound or other opening) or any disease resulting from such infestation

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html) Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) , myiasis is a type of "infection with a fly larva, usually occurring in tropical and subtropical areas.
Myiasis can be classified depending upon the condition of involved tissue [4] into
Furuncular myiasis was suspected, and surgical excision was performed with local anesthesia with lidocaine 20 mg/ml.
Saki and Ozer (1999) investigated the species that cause external myiasis in Elazig.
Myiasis is parasitic infestation of animal and human tissues and organs caused by fly larvae.
Incidence of myiasis in Panama during the eradication 1of Cochliomyia hominivorax (Coquerel 1858, Diptera: Calliphoridae) (2002-2005).
Observations on Myiasis by the Calliphorids, Bufolucilia silvarum and Bufolucilia elongata, in Wood Frogs, Rana sylvatica, from Southeastern Wisconsin.
Tracheopulmonary myiasis caused by a mature third-instar Cuterebra larva: case report and review.
and may lead to frontal sinusitis and sometimes myiasis if untreated.
GWFI is a cutaneous myiasis which is caused by larvae of Przhevalskianasilenus (Tafti et al.
2015), and some species cause myiasis to humans and other vertebrates (Greenberg 1973, Guimaraes & Papavero 1999).
Moreover, in rural areas and in developing countries, infestions in dogs and cats could go unnoticed or undetected most likely because an in vivo diagnosis of nasal myiasis in carnivores is possible only if larvae and/or puparia are collected by pet owners or clinicians and correctly identified.
Mange and myiasis of livestock; COST Action 833: 38- 48.
The common parasitic skin infections include scabies and lice infestations whereas cutaneous larva migrans and myiasis occur rarely among athletes.
5 cm and had ulcerated, with partial necrosis and myiasis, necessitating surgical excision (Fig 1).