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- The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene,
- Source: The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Volume 76, Issue 3, Mar 2007, p. 598 - 599
f FURUNCULAR MYIASIS CAUSED BY DERMATOBIA HOMINIS IN A RETURNING TRAVELER
Furuncular myiasis caused by Dermatobia hominis 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.