Myiasis of Maxilla: Report of a Case
SS Ahmed, Wakil Ahmed, Afshan Bey
Myiasis, Musca nebulo, Ivermectin
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Ahmed S, Ahmed W, Bey A. Myiasis of Maxilla: Report of a Case. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2011; 4 (3):248-249.
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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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