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VOLUME 4 , ISSUE 3 ( September-December, 2011 ) > List of Articles


Myiasis of Maxilla: Report of a Case

SS Ahmed, Wakil Ahmed, Afshan Bey

Keywords : Myiasis, Musca nebulo, Ivermectin

Citation Information : Ahmed S, Ahmed W, Bey A. Myiasis of Maxilla: Report of a Case. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2011; 4 (3):248-249.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1119

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2014

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; The Author(s).


Oral myiasis is a disease caused by larvae of housefly and associated with poor oral hygiene, mouth breathing and incompetent lips. The disease is characterized by presence of maggots in affected parts of the body and is usually seen in tropical countries, although cases have been reported from other parts of the world. There are various methods for treating this disease. In this case report, a combination of treatment modalities has been favored.

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