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, cilt.57, sa.2, ss.239-241, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 57 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.parint.2007.12.010
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.239-241


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.