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صفحه نخست /Buccal Cellulitis Caused by ...
عنوان
Buccal Cellulitis Caused by Cutaneous Miasis in an 11-month-old Infant
نوع پژوهش مقاله چاپ شده
کلیدواژه‌ها
Myasis; Cellulitis; Calliphoravicina; Child; Iran
چکیده
Introduction: Myiasis is a parasitic infestation of the body by fly larvae. The common hosts of this larva are the animals, but in some cases it can also affect the human, which is rarely reported in children and commonly found in tropical and developing countries. Case Presentation: This study, presents a case of cutaneous myiasis in an infant. A 11-month-old girl with popular lesion on buccal area, she does not response to the initial anti-bacterial therapies and progress the buccal cellulitis. Retrieval of three larvae from the lesion led to definitive diagnosis of Calliphora vicina (Diptera: Calliphoridae) larvae infestation and treatment by occlusive ointment, resulted in complete cure. Conclusions: The myiasis is an uncommon disease in Iran and physicians should be aware of this disease, especially if there are non-healing lesions on exposed skin and worm-like protruding lesion.
پژوهشگران ایرج صدیقی (نفر اول)، امیرحسین ظهیرنیا (نفر دوم)، مژده افخمی گلی (نفر سوم)