A Rare Case in Turkey: Cutaneous Myiasis after Traveling

Mehmet Solmaz, Soner Karaali, Hasan Utkan Aydın, Hayri Ömer Berköz

Özet


Cutaneous myiasis is a localized infectious disease which affects humans and vertebrate animals. Most common causes of cutaneous myiasis
worldwide are dipterous larvae of “Dermatobia hominis” and “Cordylobia anthropophaga.” Clinical presentations include nodules, ulcers,
creeping eruption, and wound infections which may be localized anywhere on skin including trunk, scalp, and extremities. Here, we present
a 30‑year‑old female patient consulted to our clinic who presented with erythematous lesions on her lower extremities after a visit to South
America. According to her travel history, laboratory and imaging results, she was diagnosed with

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