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myiasis

[′mī·ə·səs]
(medicine)
Infestation of vertebrates by the larvae, or maggots, of flies.
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Varea, "Nasal myiasis due to Oestrus ovis infestation in a dog," Veterinary Record, vol.
Johnson, "Nasal myiasis in a dog due to Oestrus ovis (Diptera: Oestridae)," New Zealand Veterinary Journal, vol.
(1) Diseases of upper respiratory tract, namely, nasal myiasis and enzootic nasal tumors, mainly remain confined to sinus, nostrils, and nasal cavity.
(2) chronic: mycoplasmosis, verminous pneumonia, nasal myiasis, and enzootic nasal tumors,
Nasal myiasis is rarely complicated by erosion into adjacent structures like the orbit, nasal sinuses, and the palate [20].
The nasal bot fly, Oestrus ovis are well-known parasites in nasal cavities and frontal sinuses, sometimes also in maxillary sinuses of domestic sheep, goats and some wild ruminants worldwide causing the clinical picture known as oestrosis or nasal myiasis (Soulsby, 1992; Sharma et al., 2014).
The possibility of a sinonasal malignancy and atrophic rhinitis should be investigated, as these conditions are commonly associated with nasal myiasis.