A case of myiasis in a patient with psoriasis from Turkey


DAĞCI H., Zeyrek F., Gerzile Y. K. , Sahin S., Yagci S., Uner A.

PARASITOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, vol.57, no.2, pp.239-241, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 57 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.parint.2007.12.010
  • Title of Journal : PARASITOLOGY INTERNATIONAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.239-241

Abstract

Myiasis infestations caused by the larvae of flies mostly belonging to Cyclorapha suborders are frequently encountered in Turkey, which is located in the subtropical zone. The skin is a common site for myiasis, and the infestations are likely to develop in infected tissues and poorly attended wounds of the skin.