Persistent eyelid swelling in a child: lest myiasis be forgot


KARADAĞ ÖNCEL E., CENGİZ A. B. , ÖZER BEKMEZ B.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.173, no.12, pp.1649, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 173 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00431-013-2218-x
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1649

Abstract

Myiasis involving the eyelid is uncommon. Herein, we present an 8-year-old boy who was diagnosed with preseptal cellulitis, yet a single larva was eventually extracted from his eyelid.