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
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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
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Since it is zoonotic associated with ophthalmomyiasis and even stomatitis in human, planned strategies are required for its control.
Zarrin, "External ophthalmomyiasis caused by Lucilia sericata (Diptera: Challiphoride) larva," Iranian Journal of Parasitology, vol.
Sarcophaga argyrostoma has been identified using a coxI sequence in an elderly patient with an external ophthalmomyiasis (with 97% identity) [6] and very recently in a tracheotomized child's surgical wound (with an identity of 100%) [8].
Jain, "External ophthalmomyiasis caused by oestrus ovis: a rare case report from India," The Korean Journal of Parasitology, vol.
Ricci, "A case of ophthalmomyiasis: description and diagnosis," Infezioni in Medicina, 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.
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.