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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 143-146

Oral myiasis of maxilla and mandible: A case report


1 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Government Dental College and Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Government Dental College and Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Shruti A Shah
Room No. 23, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Government Dental College and Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0972-1363.167139

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Oral myiasis is a rare parasitic infestation of the house fly in the oral cavity. It is found in cases of extreme neglect of oral hygiene. Here is a case report of a 24-year-old female patient with history of cerebral palsy since childhood, affected with oral myiasis simultaneously affecting the maxilla as well as mandible. This case reports gives an overview of the clinical features of this distressing disease and also throws light on its treatment with a combination of conventional therapy and new drug Ivermectin.


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