Aural Myiasis in Patient with Intact Tympanic Membrane

  • Vural Fidan Yunus Emre Gov Hospital Ear Nose and Throat Dept 26100 Eskisehir
Keywords: myiasis, child, intact membrane, Cochliamyia hominivorax, larvae

Abstract

Myiasis is a disease caused by larvae. Aural myiasis occurs frequently in chronic otitis media but rarely found in patients with intact tynpanic membrane. In this report, aural myiasis in a child with intact tympanic membrane, is reported.

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Published
2015-02-28
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Fidan V. Aural Myiasis in Patient with Intact Tympanic Membrane. AMS [Internet]. 28Feb.2015 [cited 22Feb.2020];2(2):57-8. Available from: http://asdpub.com/index.php/ams/article/view/95
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Case Reports

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