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Non Hodgkins lymphoma of ethmoidal sinus with rhinoorbital myiasis.

Author(s): David S | Rupa V | Mathai E | Nair S

Journal: Indian Journal of Cancer
ISSN 0019-509X

Volume: 33;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 171;
Date: 1996;

Keywords: Ethmoid Sinus | parasitology | pathology | Female | Human | Lymphoma | Large-Cell | Diffuse | complications | parasitology | Lymphoma | Non-Hodgkin | complications | parasitology | Middle Aged

A patient with primary non-hodgkins lymphoma of the paranasal sinuses presenting as rhinoorbital myiasis is reported. The myiasis causing species was identified as Chrysomia bezziana Villeneuve. This case demonstrates the extreme destruction caused by myiasis and the inadequacy of therapeutic options available in such patients.

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