Genital and Breast Myiasis: Case Series

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Elediane Garbeloto
Bárbara de Souza Trindade
Fabíola Alves Canal
Antônio Chambô Filho


Myiasis is an infestation by fly larvae in organs and tissues of humans and other vertebrates in which they feed and develop as parasites. This paper describes a series of clinical cases of genital and breast myiasis in patients acquiring treatment at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the Santa Casa de Misericórdia in Vitória, Espírito Santo, Brazil. Cases comprise 5 women aged 18-70 years. The treatment has been performed as the service protocol. Socio-epidemiological profile of the patients, clinical presentations, treatment and outcome of the treatment of myiasis were described.

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