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Dermatobia hominis infestation.
  1. E. Nunzi,
  2. F. Rongioletti,
  3. A. Rebora

    Abstract

    A patient is reported who, after leaving Venezuela, developed some boils on the left upper limb inhabited by Dermatobia hominis larvae. The curious life-cycle of this tropical fly is described with some considerations about the diagnostic problem. A simple unreported way of larvae extraction is suggested.

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