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ISSN: 2643-6760

Surgery & Case Studies: Open Access Journal

Opinion(ISSN: 2643-6760)

The History of Opcab (Off Pump) Coronary Surgery Volume 1 - Issue 3

Federico Benetti1,2* and Natalia Scialacomo2

  • 1President Benetti Foundation, Argentina
  • 2Department of Cardiac Surgery, Argentina

Received: May 31, 2018;   Published: June 08, 2018

Corresponding author: Federico Benetti, President Benetti Foundation, Department of Cardiac Surgery Alem 1846, Rosario Santa Fe, Zip 2000, Argentina

DOI: 10.32474/SCSOAJ.2018.01.000111


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Background: Myiasis-the feeding of fly larvae on living mammals has various clinical presentations depending on involved tissues or organs. The most recognised causative organism Dermatobia hominis. It involves various sites, rarity in this case report is the site of involvement and in turn occurrence of an underlying malignancy.

Case report: 68 year old lady, presented with an ulcer over the right side of the pre-auricular region for 1 year. On examination, it was infested with maggots larvae, which later on had a underlying squamous cell carcinoma with basal cell carcinoma. Patient underwent treatment for the same. Details of the case and the management is been presented.

Conclusion: Myiasis transmitted by Human Botfly, infests all cavities mainly ENT sites, in debilitated individuals. But its occurrence in a open space of the body, and its association is a rarity and has been reported in this case. Author concludes, that all myiasis should be managed meticulously.

Keywords: Myiasis; Pre-auricular; Pit; Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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