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Year : 1975  |  Volume : 41  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 201--203

Cutaneous Myiasis

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A K Hati

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Eight cases of cutaneous myiasis, involving scalp, axila, calf muscle and foot were seen over a period of five years in the department of Medical Entomology, Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine. The offending agents were the were of Chrysomya Bezzianna Villeneuve, the old-world screw-worm fly. The environment, age and sex distribution, number of larvae obtained from the lesions etc. were studied. The line of treatment is given. The significance of this cu s infestation by the Calliphorid fly is discussed.

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