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North American cuterebrid myiasis. Report of seventeen new infections of human beings and review of the disease.

Abstract:

Human infection with botfly larvae (Cuterebra species) are reported, and 54 cases are reviewed. Biologic, epidemiologic, clinical, histopathologic, and diagnostic features of North American cuterebrid myiasis are described. A cuterebrid maggot generally causes a single furuncular nodule. Most cases occur in children in the northeastern United States or the Pacific Northwest; however, exceptions are common. Most lesions of North American cuterebrid myiasis are caused by second or third instar ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Sabrosky, CW More by this author
Journal:
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume:
21
Issue:
4 Pt 1
Pages:
763-772
Publication date:
1989-10-05
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EISSN:
1097-6787
ISSN:
0190-9622
URN:
uuid:4bb6d42d-f3d5-41ea-a3fb-9053370fc471
Source identifiers:
81690
Local pid:
pubs:81690

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