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Cutaneous myiasis in an elderly debilitated patient.
  1. S. Roche,
  2. S. Cross,
  3. I. Burgess,
  4. C. Pines,
  5. A. C. Cayley
  1. Department of Medicine for the Elderly, Central Middlesex Hospital, London, UK.


    A 77 year old woman, with chronic immobility, developed bed sores which became infested with maggots. This progressed to cutaneous myiasis which is an uncommon complication of this particular phenomenon.

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