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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 142-146

Postpartum genital myiasis – Dermatobia hominis infestation with giant uterine fibroid: A rare case with review of literature


Department of Microbioloby, Dr S.N Medical College, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

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Prabhu Prakash
Dr SN Medical College, Jodhpur, Rajasthan
India
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DOI: 10.4103/tp.TP_65_19

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A 32-year-old multiparous rural woman having 26 weeks of pregnancy with giant uterine fibroid extending up to the cervix had stillbirth 2 weeks back and left hospital against medical advice. She was readmitted in emergency with necrotic prolapsed uterine fibroid with offensive vaginal bleeding. On examination, the patient had necrotic prolapsed fibroid with very offensive bloody discharge and a large number of larvae of Dermatobia hominis (human botfly) were crawling in necrotic tissue. The location of this infestation at genital region is an extremely rare occurrence in postdelivery patients.


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