DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20180924

Vulval myiasis: a rare entity

Anchit Wapa, Anu Namgyal, Anu Devi

Abstract


Human myiasis refers to parasitic infestation of body tissues by larvae of several fly species. The entity has a simple management. It is well-documented in the literature however genital myiasis in females is scarcely reported in the literature. We hereby report this entity in a female who presented in postnatal period with ulceration and severe pain in her vulvar region.


Keywords


Maggots, Perineal hygiene, Vulval myiasis

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