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Nasal Myiasis in Hinduism and Contemporary Otorhinolaryngology.
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PMID:  24385004     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Various case reports on nasal myiasis written during the 1990s and 2000s state that nasal myiasis, which is known as peenash among South Asian natives, is a form of divine punishment in Hindu mythology, but do not provide citations from Hindu scriptures that would suggest this interpretation. This paper aims to discuss the phenomenon of peenash in a historical context by examining medical literature written during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, to identify Hindu texts contributing to the belief of some Hindus that nasal myiasis is a form of divine punishment, and to provide an overview of contemporary treatment for and management of nasal myiasis.
Authors:
Anand N Bosmia; Terence M Zimmermann; Christoph J Griessenauer; R Shane Tubbs; Eben L Rosenthal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-1-3
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of religion and health     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1573-6571     ISO Abbreviation:  J Relig Health     Publication Date:  2014 Jan 
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Created Date:  2014-1-3     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  2985199R     Medline TA:  J Relig Health     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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