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myiasis

[′mī·ə·səs]
(medicine)
Infestation of vertebrates by the larvae, or maggots, of flies.
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According to the website, myiasis usually occurs in tropical and subtropical areas which include countries such as Central America, South America, Africa, and the Caribbean Islands.
Primary: Caused by biophagous larvae (feed on living tissues) also called as obligatory myiasis.
hominis, the human botfly, is the most common cause of furuncular myiasis in Mexico, Central America, and South America (1).
Human myiasis caused by Sarcophaga, Wohlfahrtia, Calliphora and Lucilia species play an important role (Kokcam and Saki, 2005).
Myiasis can be classified according to the affected tissues or anatomical region as cutaneous or systemic.
Flesh fly myiasis (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) in Pristimantis thectopternus (Anura : Strabomantidae) from Colombia.
Nasal myiasis with orbital and palatal complications.
Morphopathologic characteristics of myiasis caused by Przhevalskianasilenus larvae in goats VETERINARSKI ARHIV82 (1): 25-33.
The occurrence of primary myiasis in cats caused by Phaenicia eximia (Diptera: Calliphoridae).
Thus, in case of rhinitis in domestic carnivores, nasal myiasis due to O.
Myiasis is the infestation by fly larvae or maggots.