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Myiasis

Myiasis: Introduction

Myiasis: A condition that is characterised by the invasion of the body by the larvae of flies. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Myiasis is available below.

Symptoms of Myiasis

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Myiasis: Related Patient Stories

Myiasis: Deaths

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Myiasis: Complications

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Causes of Myiasis

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Misdiagnosis and Myiasis

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Definitions of Myiasis:

The invasion of living tissues of man and other mammals by dipterous larvae. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Infestation of the body by the larvae of flies (usually through a wound or other opening) or any disease resulting from such infestation - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Myiasis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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