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Human Urogenital Myiasis Caused by Lucilia sericata (Diptera: Calliphoridae) and Wohlfahrtia magnifica (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) in Markazi Province of Iran

(2010) Human Urogenital Myiasis Caused by Lucilia sericata (Diptera: Calliphoridae) and Wohlfahrtia magnifica (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) in Markazi Province of Iran. Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases. pp. 72-76. ISSN 1735-7179

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Abstract

We report a case of human urogenital myiasis in an 86-year-old rural man with a penil ulcer and numerous alive and motile larvae from urethra and glans penis. Entomological studies on adult flies showed the larvae were Lucilia sericata and Wohlfahrtia magnifica. The clinical presentation and treatment strategies are discussed.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Lucilia Wohlfahrtia Urogenital Myiasis Iran cavity Public, Environmental & Occupational Health Parasitology
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Page Range: pp. 72-76
Journal or Publication Title: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases
Journal Index: ISI
Volume: 4
Number: 1
ISSN: 1735-7179
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی
URI: http://eprints.medilam.ac.ir/id/eprint/879

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