This article describes a case of myiasis by Dermatobia hominis diagnosed in a young Italian man returning from a vacation through Brazil. Considering the increasing number of travels to tropical and subtropical areas, clinicians in nonendemic areas must think about the possibility of imported unusual infestations during their daily practice.

Myasis of the scalp due to Dermatobia hominis in a traveller returning from Brazil / CALDERARO A; PERUZZI S; GORRINI C; PICCOLO G; ROSSI S; GRIGNAFFINI E; GATTI S; CALEFFI E; DETTORI G; CHEZZI C.. - In: DIAGNOSTIC MICROBIOLOGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASE. - ISSN 0732-8893. - 60(4)(2008), pp. 417-418. [10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2007.10.021]

Myasis of the scalp due to Dermatobia hominis in a traveller returning from Brazil

CALDERARO, Adriana;PERUZZI, Simona;GORRINI, Chiara;PICCOLO, Giovanna;GRIGNAFFINI, Eugenio;DETTORI, Giuseppe;CHEZZI, Carlo
2008

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This article describes a case of myiasis by Dermatobia hominis diagnosed in a young Italian man returning from a vacation through Brazil. Considering the increasing number of travels to tropical and subtropical areas, clinicians in nonendemic areas must think about the possibility of imported unusual infestations during their daily practice.
Myasis of the scalp due to Dermatobia hominis in a traveller returning from Brazil / CALDERARO A; PERUZZI S; GORRINI C; PICCOLO G; ROSSI S; GRIGNAFFINI E; GATTI S; CALEFFI E; DETTORI G; CHEZZI C.. - In: DIAGNOSTIC MICROBIOLOGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASE. - ISSN 0732-8893. - 60(4)(2008), pp. 417-418. [10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2007.10.021]
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