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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 57 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.parint.2007.12.010
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.239-241
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated: No


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.