Myiasis infestation in postoperative mastoid cavity.

P. Adhikari, B. K. Sinha, H. Bhattarai, R. P. Shrivastav

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This is a case report of myiasis in modified radical mastoidectomy cavity in a 48 years old male presented in the Department of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery, T.U.Teaching Hospital, Katmandu, Nepal. Around 50 maggots were removed from his mastoid cavity. Patient was managed with turpentine oil and antibiotics which was given to prevent secondary infection. Literature search revealed only one case report of Myiasis infestation in a postoperative mastoid cavity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)284-285
Number of pages2
JournalNepal Medical College journal : NMCJ
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2007
Externally publishedYes


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