Myiasis in Children: Fly Larval Infestation

  • SS Meena Consultant Paediatrician, Department of Paediatric Medicine, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi
  • D Meena Sr. Resident. Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi
Keywords: Cutaneous myiasis, Vulvar myiasis, Poor hygiene

Abstract

Human myiasis is a parasitic infestation by fly larvae in poor hygienic or immunocompromised children’s. We present here two case of fly larval infestation including one scalp myiasis in six year old male street child and other one vulvar myiasis in 18 year old unmarried girl suffering from insulin dependent diabetes mellitus and psychiatric illness.

J Nepal Paediatr Soc 2014;34(3):244-246

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/jnps.v34i3.10289  

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Author Biography

SS Meena, Consultant Paediatrician, Department of Paediatric Medicine, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi
Published
2015-04-08
How to Cite
Meena, S., & Meena, D. (2015). Myiasis in Children: Fly Larval Infestation. Journal of Nepal Paediatric Society, 34(3), 244-246. https://doi.org/10.3126/jnps.v34i3.10768
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Brief Reports/Case Reports/Case Series