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카메룬 여행 후 발생한 종기성 피부 구더기증 1예

Authors
 박진모  ;  김희정  ;  최윤진  ;  용태순  ;  이한일  ;  이민걸 
Citation
 Korean Journal of Dermatology (대한피부과학회지), Vol.47(5) : 600-603, 2009 
Journal Title
 Korean Journal of Dermatology (대한피부과학회지) 
ISSN
 4944-4739 
Issue Date
2009
Keywords
Cordylobia anthropophaga ; Cutaneous myiasis
Abstract
Myiasis is defined as an infestation of live human and vertebrate animals with dipterous larvae, which at least for a period, feed on dead or living tissue of the host, liquid body substances or ingested food. Among several types of myiasis, cutaneous myiasis is classified as the most common type. Cutaneous myiasis is subdivided into furuncular, migratory and wound myiasis based on the infested morphology. Common dipterous larvae for furuncular myiasis include Dermatobia hominis, Cordylobia anthropophaga, Cuterebra spp., Wohlfahrtia vigil and W. opaca. Early lesions resemble other insect bite reactions, but the physician can differentiate the lesions by the visualization of larvae through an aperture with serous exudes as the larvae grow. Although cutaneous myiasis is not uncommon in endemic areas, there has been one previous report of cutaneous myiasis by C. anthropophaga in the Korean dermatological literature. We report here an interesting case of furuncular cutaneous myiasis by C. anthropophaga in a patient after traveling to Cameroon.
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Yonsei Authors
Kim, Hee Jung(김희정)
Yong, Tai Soon(용태순) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3445-0769
Lee, Min Geol(이민걸) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7040-5335
Ree, Han Il(이한일)
URI
https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/103986
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