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[Latin fūrunculus, knob on a vine that "steals" the sap, diminutive of fūr, thief (modeled on latrunculus, robber, diminutive of latrō, latrōn-, bandit); see bher- in Indo-European roots.]

fu·run′cu·lar (fyo͝o-rŭng′kyə-lər), fu·run′cu·lous (-ləs) adj.
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Wound myiasis and furuncular myiasis are its two basic clinical forms.
on "First case of Furuncular Myiasis due to Cordylobia anthropophaga in a Latin American resident returning from Central African Republic" with great interest.
After consulting three specialist doctors and undergoing two antibiotic treatments, she was diagnosed with furuncular myiasis caused by Dermatobia hominis.
Cutaneous myiasis is the most prevalent form and furuncular lesions are a relatively common dermatological condition reported in travelers returning from South America and Africa [3, 6].
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.