Format

Send to

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
J Clin Pathol. 2002 Oct;55(10):798-9.

A sebaceous cyst with a difference: Dermatobia hominis.

Author information

1
Departments of Pathology and Surgery, St Mary's Hospital, London W2 1NY, UK Department of Surgery, St Mary's Hospital.

Abstract

Dermatobia hominis causes furuncular myiasis and is endemic to South America. This report describes a case in a young woman who had recently visited Belize, highlighting the importance of clinical history (including travel history) and close liaison between pathologist and surgeon.

PMID:
12354816
PMCID:
PMC1769786
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
Free PMC Article
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Full text links

    Icon for HighWire Icon for PubMed Central
    Loading ...
    Support Center