and furuncular myiasis are its two basic clinical forms.
has been reported in patients infected with W chitiniclastica and with Ignatzschineria spp., an organism closely related to W chiti ni clastica (online Technical Appendix Table).
Van Thiel, "A peculiar case of intestinal (pseudo)myiasis and a case of wound myiasis
in the Netherlands," Tropical and Geographical Medicine, vol.
These species are included in the category of "nosocomial myiasis agents" because they have been found in wound myiasis
affecting hospital patients who are immobilized, often old, and poorly cared [4-8].
Tracheostomy wound myiasis
in a child: case report and review of the literature.
[1-2] Cutaneous myiasis may be divided further into three main types: furuncular, creeping and wound myiasis
.  Wound myiasis
is the most prevalent type.
When that infestation is limited to a wound, it is called wound myiasis
. Maggot therapy is basically a therapeutic wound myiasis
, controlled in ways that optimize efficacy and safety.
Proper methods for the treatment of wound myiasis
are not well defined [17, 19].
The approach in wound myiasis
would be surgical debridement and the principles of surgical management.
Table 6-15 Zoonotic Diseases Caused by Diptera Larvae Type of Myiasis Scientific Name Dermal, cutaneous, or * Cordylobia anthropophaga (Mango fly) subdermal myiasis * Cordylobia rodhaini (New World screwworm) * Cochliomyia hominivorax (New World screwworm) * Chrysomya bezziana (Old World screwworm) * Dermatobia hominis (human botfly) Wound myiasis
* Lucilia sericata and Lucilia cuprina * Sarcophaga spp.
Sherman, "Wound myiasis
in urban and suburban United States," Archives of Internal Medicine, vol.
Species and incidence of dipterous larvae concerned in wound myiasis
. J Parasitol 1937; 23: 451-455.