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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 28  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 257-261

Ophthalmomyiasis: Three cases from North India


1 Department of Parasitology, PGIMER, Chandigarh-160 012, India
2 Department of Ophthalmology, PGIMER, Chandigarh-160 012, India
3 Department of Virology, PGIMER, Chandigarh-160 012, India

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S Khurana
Department of Parasitology, PGIMER, Chandigarh-160 012
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DOI: 10.4103/0255-0857.66490

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Three cases of external ophthalmomyiasis are reported here. The larvae were identified to be Oestrus ovis in two cases and Cochliomyia hominivorax in one. Two of the patients were immunocompetent while one was undergoing treatment for squamous cell carcinoma of eyelid. In the latter myiasis led to complete destruction of the eye.






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