Diagnostic mistake and wrong treatment of cutaneous myiasis by Cochliomyia hominivorax ( Coquerel ) ( Diptera : Calliphoridae )

@inproceedings{Osorio2016DiagnosticMA,
  title={Diagnostic mistake and wrong treatment of cutaneous myiasis by Cochliomyia hominivorax ( Coquerel ) ( Diptera : Calliphoridae )},
  author={Jos{\'e} Henry Osorio},
  year={2016}
}
There are many reports of myiasis in humans. However for some clinicians still remain some questions about the convenience of early treatment when facing this kind of problems. The present study shows how doctors have to be clear to treat myiasis, based on a diagnostic mistake and wrong treatment of a 67 year-old woman who resided in an urban area of Chinchiná, a municipality located in the department of Caldas in Colombia, who was parasitized by larvae of the screwworm, Cochliomyia hominivorax… CONTINUE READING