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Furuncular myiasis

Disease definition

Furuncular myiasis in humans is caused by two species: the Cayor worm (larvae of the African tumbu fly Cordylobia anthropophaga) and the larvae of the human botfly (Dermatobia hominis).


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Furunculoid myiasis
    • Furunculous myiasis
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: B87.0
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C2931766
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 2418
  • MedDRA: -
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