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An Official Publication of the Indian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologists


 
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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 16-18
Oral myiasis caused by Chrysomya bezziana


Department of Oral Pathology, Adhiparasakthi Dental College and Hospital, Melmaruvathur, Kancheepuram - 603 319, Tamil Nadu, India

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Leena S Sankari
Adhiparasakthi Dental College and Hospital, Melmaruvathur, Kancheepuram - 603 319,Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-029X.64304

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Oral myiasis is a rare disease caused by larvae of certain dipteran flies. It is mostly reported in developing countries and in the tropics. Herein, a case of oral myiasis in the maxillary anterior region of a 14-year-old mentally challenged boy is being reported. The myiasis was caused by the larvae of Chrysomya bezziana species. The clinical findings are presented. Etiology and the importance of oral health in special people are also discussed.


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