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

@article{Baird1989NorthAC,
  title={North American cuterebrid myiasis. Report of seventeen new infections of human beings and review of the disease.},
  author={John Kevin Baird and C. R. Baird and C W Sabrosky},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={1989},
  volume={21 4 Pt 1},
  pages={763-72}
}
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… CONTINUE READING