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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 56-59

Oral myiasis: An unusual case report

1 Department of Dentistry, Garmur Subdivisional Civil Hospital, Majuli, Assam, India
2 Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Sardar Patel Post Graduate Institute of Dental and Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

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DOI: 10.4103/jdrr.jdrr_42_19

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Oral myiasis is a rare disease commonly reported in specially abled patients with poor oral hygiene. It is caused by larvae of certain dipteran flies. It is mostly reported in developing countries and in the tropics. Here we present a case report of oral myasis in a mentally challenged elderly lady.

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