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Oral myiasis caused by hypoderma bovis larvae in a child: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11269384     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Myiasis is the invasion of living tissue of humans and other mammals by the eggs or larvae of flies of the order of Diptera. It occurs mainly in the tropic, and is associated with inadequate public and personal hygiene. Oral myiasis in humans appears to be rare. This article records a case of oral myiasis caused by larvae of Hypoderma bovis. Two different pathologic soft tissue sockets were observed in the vestibular sulcus at the level of the both deciduous laterals along the deep upper lip tissues.
B Erol; G Unlü; K Balci; R Tanrikulu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of oral science     Volume:  42     ISSN:  1343-4934     ISO Abbreviation:  J Oral Sci     Publication Date:  2000 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-03-27     Completed Date:  2001-04-19     Revised Date:  2006-07-24    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9808942     Medline TA:  J Oral Sci     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  247-9     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Dicle, Diyarbakir, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Hypodermyiasis / pathology*
Mouth Diseases / parasitology*,  pathology
Periodontal Pocket / parasitology

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