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A Case of Gingival Myiasis Caused by Wohlfahrtia magnifica

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Author(s): T Mohammadzadeh | R Hadadzadeh | F Esfandiari | SM Sadjjadi

Journal: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases
ISSN 1735-7179

Volume: 2;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 53;
Date: 2008;
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Keywords: Wohlfartia magnifica | Myiasis | Gingival | Iran

ABSTRACT
A gingival myiasis in a four years old mental retarded boy with anorexia and weight loss is presented from southern part of Iran. Entomological studies on larvae showed the larvae as Wohlfartia magnifica which is a rare causative agent of gingival myiasis.

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