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Radical mastoidectomy cavity myiasis caused by Wohlfahrtia magnifica

  • Lokman Uzun (a1), Fikret Cinar (a1), Levent Bekir Beder (a1), Turan Aslan (a2) and Kursat Altintas (a3)...

Abstract

In this article, a Wohlfahrtia magnifica otomyiasis case, a 31-year-old, non-mentally retarded patient who had undergone radical mastoidectomy previously is presented. Maggots in the radical mastoidectomy cavity were removed then topical treatment was applied. The maggots were identified as W. magnifica. In cases of myiasis, identification of larvae following direct extraction and application of preventative methods is essential.

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The Journal of Laryngology & Otology
  • ISSN: 0022-2151
  • EISSN: 1748-5460
  • URL: /core/journals/journal-of-laryngology-and-otology
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