External ophthalmomyiasis caused by Oestrus ovis in Istanbul


SAMASTI M. , Arslan F., Mete B., Öztürk R.

TROPICAL DOCTOR, cilt.40, ss.186-187, 2010 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 40 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2010
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1258/td.2010.090464
  • Dergi Adı: TROPICAL DOCTOR
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.186-187

Özet

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.