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Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
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Sue Ho, Richard W; Lindo, John F.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Microbiology
Article Title
Cutaneous furuncular myiasis in a Jamaican resident.
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Date of Publication
1995
Volume ID
44
Issue ID
3
Page(s)
106-7
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Abstract
Data are presented on a case of cutaneous furuncular myiasis in a Jamaican resident. This condition is virtually unknown in the Caribbean, but is endemic in Central and South America. The infection, which was caused by Dermatobia hominis, was acquired in Belize and was misdiagnosed and treated as infected insect bites. Cutaneous furuncular myiasis should be considered in patients exhibiting sub-acute inflammatory nodular skin lesions and with a history of recent travel to endemic countries.....
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