Ophthalmomyiasis externa -- report of two cases.


Ocular myiasis in humans is a rare phenomenon. Here two cases are reported who came to a tertiary care centre with features of unilateral acute catarrhal conjunctivitis. Fly larvae were detected on slit lamp examination and removed after immobilising it with topical 4% lignocaine. Topical antibiotics and steroid drops were prescribed for 2 weeks. The… (More)


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@article{Chakraborti2011OphthalmomyiasisE, title={Ophthalmomyiasis externa -- report of two cases.}, author={Chandana Chakraborti and Mita Khan and Malay Kumar Mondal and Dhananjoy Giri and Udayaditya Mukhopadhya and Jyotirmoy Datta}, journal={Journal of the Indian Medical Association}, year={2011}, volume={109 8}, pages={588, 591} }