ophthalmomyiasis

oc·u·lar my·i·a·sis

invasion of the conjunctival sac or eyeball by larvae of flies, for example, Hypoderma bovis, H. lineata, Sarcophaga, or Gasterophilus intestinalis.
Synonym(s): ophthalmomyiasis

ophthalmomyiasis

(of-thal?mo-mi-i'a-sis) [ ophthalmo- + -myiasis]
Infestation of the eye by maggots (larvae) of the fly Oestrus ovis.
See: myiasis; Oestrus ovis

ophthalmomyiasis

infection of the conjunctival sac by fly larvae. See gedoelstia and oestrusovis.
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Three cases of ophthalmomyiasis externa by sheep botfly Oestrus ovis in Italy," New Microbiologica, vol.
1) Ophthalmomyiasis is typically seen in farmers and shepherds in rural areas, though it may also affect individuals outside these professions.
To the Editor: Ophthalmomyiasis is a zoonosis generally caused by Oestrus ovis, a fly that lays eggs on the eye of its host.
Other routine ophthalmological examination was done along with mydriasis and no evidence of ophthalmomyiasis interna was found.
External Ophthalmomyiasis Caused by Oestrus ovis: A Rare Case Report from India.
Ophthalmomyiasis externa is infestation of ocular conjunctiva and adnexa by larval forms of flies of order Diptera.
Oestrus ovis is the most common cause of ophthalmomyiasis externa worldwide3.
External ophthalmomyiasis due to the sheep nostril botfly larva Oestrus ovis in Saudi Arabia.
Fly larvae in the human eyes results in ophthalmomyiasis or ocular myiasis.
blowflies) Ophthalmomyiasis * Oestrus ovis (botflies) (ocular myiasis) * Rhinoestrus purpurea * Wohlfahrita magnifica (Old World fleshflies) * Wohlfahrita nuba Creeping myiasis * Gasterophilus spp.
Ophthalmomyiasis interna anterior associated with Cuterebra spp in a cat.
The series of three external ophthalmomyiasis cases presented by Sundu et al.