TROPICAL DOCTOR, vol.40, no.3, pp.186-187, 2010 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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Ophthalmomyiasis externa is mainly caused by the sheep botfly Oestrus ovis; therefore, it is usually seen in rural areas. We report here a case of ophthalmomyiasis externa in a young man from Istanbul. The patient had no known history of exposure to farm animals or rural areas.