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Klin Med (Mosk). 2004;82(11):53-6.

[Migrating subcutaneous myasis with systemic manifestations caused by gadfly larvae].

[Article in Russian]


The paper describes a case of cutaneous myiasis caused by the larvae of Hypoderma bovis. Its prolonged recurrent course over 4 months was observed. It appeared as migrating mass lesions, toxicoallergic reactions, and syncope. The paper is the first to show it possible to perform chemotherapy of myiasis with the antibiotic ivermectin in combination with aversectin ointment.

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