Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Miasis cutánea por larvas de Lucilia sericata (Meigen) en el hombre; reporte de un caso clínico en Barcelona

Xavier Jeremias

Resum


We study a case of cutaneus myasis from the larvae of Lucilia sericata (Meigen). The patient acquired the disease in Barcelona city. We bring forward the same interesting data on the pathology study together with the epidemiological and clinic characteristics of this parasitism. The flies that cause myasis in man are a medical problem not limited to the tropics.

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