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myiasis

[′mī·ə·səs]
(medicine)
Infestation of vertebrates by the larvae, or maggots, of flies.
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CONCLUSION: From the present study it is concluded that, DNE can prove to be better diagnostic modality in conditions like middle meatal secretions, atrophic rhinitis, nasal myasis, foreign body of nose, nasal polyps and to know the condition of nasal mucosa.
Besides that other case reports also describe the frequent occurrence of myasis in patients with cerebral palsies epilepsy hemiplegic and mentally challenged patients.
2009), and even causing myasis in humans (Queiroz de Leao et al.