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Volume 76, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

Furuncular myiasis caused by is endemic throughout Central and South America. We report a case of furuncular myiasis in a traveler returned from Costa Rica. The case is unique because the primary care physician obtained magnetic resonance images. The images, however, do not show any characteristic features that assist in diagnosis.

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  • Received : 12 Oct 2006
  • Accepted : 25 Nov 2006

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