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Human Urogenital Myiasis Caused by Lucilia sericata(Diptera, Calliphoridae) and Wohlfahrtia magnifica (Diptera,Sarcophagidae) in Markazi Province of Iran

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Author(s): M Salimi | D Goodarzi | MH Karimfar | H Edalat

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

Volume: 4;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 72;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: Lucilia | Wohlfahrtia | Urogenital | Myiasis | Iran

ABSTRACT
"nWe report a case of human urogenital myiasis in an 86-year-old rural man with a penil ulcer and numerous alive and motile larvae from urethra and glans penis. Entomological studies on adult flies showed the larvae were Lucilia sericata  and Wohlfahrtia magnifica. The clinical presentation and treatment strategies are discussed.

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