Myiasis is the infestation of human or animal tissues by fly larvae. The disease is widespread especially in tropical countries. Here we report a case of myiasis due to Cordylobia anthropophaga that occurred in a traveller returning from Senegal. This case has some peculiar characteristics, regarding the site of the lesion and the clinical presentation.
|Translated title of the contribution||Cutaneous myiasis from Cordylobia anthropophaga in a traveller returning from Senegal|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Infezioni in Medicina|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 2005|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)