Our Experience in the Management of Traumatic Wound Myiasis

Report of 3 Cases and Review of the Literature

Anand Deep Shukla, Abhay T. Kamath, Adarsh Kudva, Deepika Pai, Nilesh Patel

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Abstract

Compromised health and hygiene can lead to many complications and one among them is traumatic wound myiasis. Myiasis is the invasion of living tissues by larvae of flies. Three cases of traumatic orofacial wound myiasis and treatment strategies followed for the management of them are reported in this paper.

Original languageEnglish
Article number7030925
JournalCase Reports in Dentistry
Volume2016
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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Myiasis
Wounds and Injuries
Hygiene
Diptera
Larva
Health
Therapeutics

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dentistry(all)

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In: Case Reports in Dentistry, Vol. 2016, 7030925, 2016.

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