nasal myiasis


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na·sal my·i·a·sis

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.
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Nasal Myiasis. Both double immunodiffusion (DD) and indirect haemagglutination (IH) tests are used for detection of the somatic crude antigen first (L1) as well as second (L2) and third (L3) in star of the larva of the parasite Oestrus ovis [122].
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ovis nasal myiasis is a rare occurrence in humans that most often causes a mild self-limited illness.
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Pneumocephalus: A rare complication of nasal myiasis. Am J Otolaryngol 2006;27(2): 133-5.