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Aural myiasis in a neonate in peninsular Malaysia

Author(s): Ahmad Nazni | Ismail Anuar | Jeffery John | Ibrahim Sa'diyah | Hadi Azahari | Ibrahim Mohd | Chin Heo | Lim Lee

Journal: Parasites & Vectors
ISSN 1756-3305

Volume: 2;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 63;
Date: 2009;
Original page

Abstract Myiasis is a pathological condition in humans and animals caused by various species of dipterous larvae. Myiasis which occurs in a newborn baby is referred as neonatal myiasis. It is a rare condition and there are only a few reports to date. A case of neonatal aural myiasis in a two day old infant is reported in this paper.
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