myiasis

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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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Additionally, nosocomial myiases reported in various parts of the world are associated with the ICU.
Hypodermosis are myiases characterized by the presence of warbles under the skin of wild and domestic ruminants both in developed and developing countries.
All the cases we recorded were cutaneous myiases. There was no obvious gender bias.
Epidemiological study of myiases in the Hospital do Andarai, Rio de Janeiro, including reference to an exotic etiological agent.
Myiases have become increasingly relevant, particularly when human activity is carried out in environments with poor hygiene or in close proximity to domestic and peridomestic animals, such as dogs and rats (2).