After consulting three specialist doctors and undergoing two antibiotic treatments, she was diagnosed with furuncular
myiasis caused by Dermatobia hominis.
en piel cabelluda: Reporte de un caso, presentacion grafica y revision de la bibliografia.
To make the diagnosis, ask about travel history in patients who present with painful furuncular
lesions, said Dr.
1-2] Cutaneous myiasis may be divided further into three main types: furuncular
, creeping and wound myiasis.
1781) eggs, which are responsible for cutaneous furuncular
myiasis (Guimaraes and Papavero 1999; Moya-Borja 2003), and it is also a pathogen carrier in humans (Thyssen et al.
Boggild AK, Keystone JS, Kain KC: Furuncular
myiasis: A simple and rapid method for extraction of intact Dermatobia Hominis larvae.