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Cordylobia anthropophaga (Diptera: Calliphoridae) outside Africa: a case of furuncular myiasis in a child returning from Congo.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15799529     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
International travel to tropical countries accounts for an increasing incidence of imported diseases. An unusual case of furuncular myiasis due to Cordylobia anthropophaga (Blanchard) is reported in northern France in a 9-mo-old infant, after a 4-mo stay in Congo. A review has been made of the major cases of imported furuncular myiasis due to Cordylobia, as well as identification of second larval instars and management of the myiasis.
Eric Dehecq; Placide Nyombe Nzungu; Jean-Charles Cailliez; Edouart Guevart; Laurence Delhaes; Eduardo Dei-Cas; Benoit Bourel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of medical entomology     Volume:  42     ISSN:  0022-2585     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Med. Entomol.     Publication Date:  2005 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-03-31     Completed Date:  2005-04-28     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375400     Medline TA:  J Med Entomol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  187-92     Citation Subset:  IM    
ILaboratoire Environnement et Santé, Faculté Libre des Sciences et Faculté Libre de Médecine, 56 Rue Du Port, 59046 Lille cedex, France.
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MeSH Terms
Myiasis / diagnosis*
Nasopharyngitis / parasitology
Skin Diseases, Parasitic / parasitology

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