[Myiasis in female travelers to the tropics]. Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • Myiasis is a rare disease in Europe and the USA; it is defined by the development of parasitic, mostly tropical maggots in the human body. They are best identified by the pattern of their terminal spiracles and the shape of their stigmal plates. In spite of the size of the larvae of Cordylobia anthropophaga, there is only low-grade inflammation; the clinical course is benign.

authors

  • Zöllner, C
  • Bayer, Ilana
  • Langer, E
  • Keller, A
  • Resch, A
  • Stömmer, P

publication date

  • January 1993