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Case Reports in Dentistry
Volume 2016, Article ID 7030925, 4 pages
Case Report

Our Experience in the Management of Traumatic Wound Myiasis: Report of 3 Cases and Review of the Literature

1Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal, India
2Department of Pedodontics, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal, India

Received 7 July 2016; Revised 5 September 2016; Accepted 22 September 2016

Academic Editor: Yuk-Kwan Chen

Copyright © 2016 Anand Deep Shukla et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Compromised health and hygiene can lead to many complications and one among them is traumatic wound myiasis. Myiasis is the invasion of living tissues by larvae of flies. Three cases of traumatic orofacial wound myiasis and treatment strategies followed for the management of them are reported in this paper.