CASE OF OPHTHALMOMYIASIS BY LARVAE OF CHRYSOMYIA BEZZANIA
Dr Hariharan Swami
Journal Title:International Journal of Medical Studies
Unique features of myiasis affects the eye, a rare disease caused by infestation of tissues by the larvae (maggots) of diptera (two-winged) flies. The condition though well recognised in animals is less frequently reported in humans. Our cases point to the importance of having high index of suspicion and early detection of Ophthalmomyiasis, as it is amenable to simple and effective treatment.
Keywords: Ophthalmomyiasis, Maggots, Myiasis