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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 143-145

Umbilical myiasis in a human neonate – Treated with turpentine oil


Department of Pediatric Surgery, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

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Dr. Aditya P Singh
Near The Mali Hostel, Main Bali Road, Falna, Dist-Pali, Rajasthan
India
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DOI: 10.4103/JDRNTRUHS.JDRNTRUHS_94_18

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Umbilical myiasis in a human neonate is rare. It occurs due to the unhygienic upbringing of the baby. Common sites of myiasis are exposed areas of the body such as extremities, scalp, and back. Herein, we report a case of umbilical myiasis, an extremely rare condition in a 12-day-old neonate.


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