69. Myiasis

  1. Alan D. Irvine MD, FRCPI, FRCP1,2,
  2. Peter H. Hoeger MD3,4 and
  3. Albert C. Yan MD, FAAP, FAAD5,6
  1. Peter H. Hoeger MD3,4

Published Online: 24 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch69

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

How to Cite

Hoeger, P. H. (2011) Myiasis, in Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition (eds A. D. Irvine, P. H. Hoeger and A. C. Yan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch69

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

  2. 2

    Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

  3. 3

    University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

  4. 4

    Catholic Children's Hospital Wilhelmstift, Hamburg, Germany

  5. 5

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 6

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Author Information

  1. 3

    University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

  2. 4

    Catholic Children's Hospital Wilhelmstift, Hamburg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 3 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405176958

Online ISBN: 9781444345384

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Keywords:

  • myiasis, living tissue infestation - larval forms of insects or myiasis;
  • cutaneous and subcutaneous myiasis;
  • cutaneous myiasis, and blood-sucking larvae - Congo floor maggot, of Auchmeromyia luteola;
  • subcutaneous myiasis, flies - subcutaneous myiasis, obligate parasites;
  • African form of subcutaneous myiasis - areas covered by clothing;
  • dermal myiasis (‘creeping eruption’) - gasterophilus species (horse bot fly, warble fly);
  • wound myiasis, or ‘traumatic cutaneous myiasis’ - egg deposition into wounds;
  • body cavity myiasis, nasal and aural myiasis - Chrysomyia bezziana (Old World screw fly);
  • ocular myiasis, external ophthalmomyiasis - conjunctivae only, and Oestrus species;
  • intestinal myiasis, fly eggs and larvae - accidental intestinal parasites

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cutaneous and subcutaneous myiasis

  • Body cavity myiasis

  • Intestinal myiasis

  • References