Cutaneous myiasis caused by Dermatobia hominis acquired in Jamaica.

S. Veraldi, C. Francia, M. C. Persico, V. La Vela

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Abstract

The authors describe a case of cutaneous myiasis caused by Dermatobia hominis in a 23-year-old Italian woman who contracted the infestation during a tour in Jamaica. The infestation was located on the back and was characterized clinically by a single inflammatory nodule. To our knowledge, this is the first case of cutaneous myiasis due to Dermatobia hominis acquired in Jamaica.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)614-616
Number of pages3
JournalThe West Indian medical journal
Volume58
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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