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fly larva invasion of the nasal passages, due most commonly in the U.S. to primary screw-worms, the larvae of Cochliomyia hominivorax, which develop in the nasal or aural cavity.
invasion of the body by the larvae of flies, characterized as cutaneous (subdermal tissue), gastrointestinal, nasopharyngeal, ocular or urinary, depending on the region invaded.
see cutaneous myiasis (below).
infestation of devitalized skin, skin covered by hair or wool fouled by feces or urine, or skin wounds by maggots of Lucilia spp., Phormia spp., Calliphora spp. Sheep are especially susceptible and large areas of skin may be destroyed and the sheep die as a result. Called also calliphorine myiasis, blowfly myiasis or strike and struck.
gedoelstiahassleri infection, in which the eye is invaded by larvae per medium of the vascular system.
includes invasion of tissues by larvae of Oestrus spp. and Hypoderma spp.
see screw-worm myiasis.