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Noun1.Dermatobia - larvae live under the skin of domestic mammals and humans
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Cuterebridae, family Cuterebridae - New World botflies
Dermatobia hominis, human botfly - large tropical American fly; parasitic on humans and other mammals
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After consulting three specialist doctors and undergoing two antibiotic treatments, she was diagnosed with furuncular myiasis caused by Dermatobia hominis.
Los agentes etiologicos mas comunes son larvas de los generos: Sarcophaga, Dermatobia, Oestrus, Gasterophilus, Cochliomya, Lucilia, Chrysomya y Musca (8).
000 especies en total; sin embargo, solo un numero limitado causan enfermedad, de las cuales las mas frecuentes son Gasterophilus, Cordilobia, Crysonja, Lucilia, Calliphora, Sarcophaga, Wohfartia, Dermatobia hominis (6) y Cochliomya hominivorax, solo las dos ultimas se consideran endemicas en Suramerica (7).
In South America, the species that most frequently cause myiasis are Dermatobia hominis and Cochliomyia hominivorax.
In fact, the only species belonging to Oestridae family that naturally infects carnivores is Dermatobia hominis, although it mainly parasitizes herbivores [19].
SAN DIEGO--Identifying a botfly infestation can be the toughest part of treating it; it's not uncommon for travelers to return from Costa Rica, Belize, and other Central and South American countries with Dermatobia hominis infestations, but clinicians in North America are not necessarily comfortable diagnosing them or removing the larvae, according to Dr.
External ophthalmomyiasis caused by dermatobia hominis.
Megaselia scalaris, Thyrsocnema incisilobata, Lucilia sericata, Eristalis tenax, Dermatobia hominis, Chrysomya bezziana, Fannia canilicularis and Psychoda albipennis (similar to our case) have been reported (3, 6-9).
Los agentes etiologicos mas frecuentes corresponden a los generos Sarcophaga, Dermatobia, Oestrus, Gasterophilus, Cochliomyia, Lucilia, Chrysomya y Musca (2).
Boggild AK, Keystone JS, Kain KC: Furuncular myiasis: A simple and rapid method for extraction of intact Dermatobia Hominis larvae.