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Case Reports in Otolaryngology
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 219529, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/219529
Case Report

Aural Myiasis, a Rare Cause of Earache

Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, P.O. Box 66678, Al-Ahsa 31982, Saudi Arabia

Received 24 June 2015; Revised 7 August 2015; Accepted 9 August 2015

Academic Editor: Yorihisa Orita

Copyright © 2015 Ibrahim Al Jabr. 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.

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