Oral myiasis caused by Cochliomyia hominivorax treated nonsurgically with nitrofurazone: report of 2 cases.

@article{Jnior2010OralMC,
  title={Oral myiasis caused by Cochliomyia hominivorax treated nonsurgically with nitrofurazone: report of 2 cases.},
  author={Sergio Monteiro Lima J{\'u}nior and Luciana Asprino and Angelo Pedro Prado and Roger Willian Fernandes Moreira and M{\'a}rcio de Moraes},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics},
  year={2010},
  volume={109 3},
  pages={e70-3}
}
Accidental oral myiasis are caused by ingestion of fly's eggs or direct oviposition over a compromised area of the host. Here the authors report 2 cases of accidental oral myiasis caused by direct oviposition over an edentulous area in the first patient and in the periodontium in the second patient. Both cases were treated successfully with topical applications of nitrofurazone during a 3-day period. No surgical procedures were required. Flushing the wound with nitrofurazone caused the maggots… CONTINUE READING

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