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Ophthalmomyiasis externa: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1461105     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A three-year-old white male presented with an extremely painful abscess of the nasal portion of the right upper eyelid. A larva identified as family Cuterebridae, genus Cuterebra sp, was removed from the abscess, permitting its rapid resolution. This represents an unusual patient with external ophthalmomyiasis who enjoys excellent nutritional and environmental surroundings.
M T Doxanas; J R Walcher; R A Ludwig
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Maryland medical journal (Baltimore, Md. : 1985)     Volume:  41     ISSN:  0886-0572     ISO Abbreviation:  Md Med J     Publication Date:  1992 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-01-13     Completed Date:  1993-01-13     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8506985     Medline TA:  Md Med J     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  989-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
Greater Baltimore Medical Center, MD.
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MeSH Terms
Abscess / parasitology*
Child, Preschool
Eyelid Diseases / parasitology*
Myiasis / parasitology*

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