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Arch Emerg Med. 1992 March; 9(1): 58–61.
PMCID: PMC1285829

Cutaneous myiasis due to Tumbu fly.


A case of cutaneous myiasis due to larvae of the Tumbu fly Cordylobia anthropophaga is reported. The clinical presentation, treatment and prevention of this infestation is described.

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  • Chopra A, Probert AJ, Beer WE. Myiasis due to tumbu fly. Lancet. 1985 May 18;1(8438):1165–1165. [PubMed]
  • Wildy GS, Glover SC. Myiasis due to tumbu fly larva. Lancet. 1982 May 15;1(8281):1130–1131. [PubMed]

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