Miasi cutanea da Cordylobia anthropophaga in un viaggiatore di ritorno dal Senegal

Translated title of the contribution: Cutaneous myiasis from Cordylobia anthropophaga in a traveller returning from Senegal

Francesco Maria Fusco, Salvatore Nardiello, Giuseppina Brancaccio, Raffaele Rossiello, Giovanni Battista Gaeta

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Abstract

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 contributionCutaneous myiasis from Cordylobia anthropophaga in a traveller returning from Senegal
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)109-111
Number of pages3
JournalInfezioni in Medicina
Volume13
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)

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