Synonyms: Furunculoid myiasis | Furunculous myiasis
A parasitic disease characterized by infestation of the skin with larvae of a variety of fly species. Furuncular myiasis specifically involves flies whose eggs are able to breach healthy skin which concerns three species: Cordylobia anthropophaga (also called the African tumbu fly or Cayor worm for the larvae) and Cordylobia rodhaini (the Lund’s fly) and Dermatobia hominis (the human botfly).
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