Author(s): Maurya RP, Mishra D, Bhushan P, Singh VP, Singh MK
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Abstract Wohlfahrtia magnifica larvae cause myiasis in mammals, mainly in sheep and rarely in human. In human it may infest the ear, eye, mouth or nose, damaging living tissues. We report a case of ocular myiasis in 1.5 years old child belonging to urban slum after history of minor injury on left upper lid due to fall from bed. The purpose of reporting this case is to highlight the ocular association of W. magnifica.
This article was published in Case Rep Ophthalmol Med
and referenced in Journal of Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology