Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology / 2002 / Article

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Volume 10 |Article ID 695695 |

Mauro R. L. Passos, Renata Q. Varella, Rogério R. Tavares, Nero A. Barreto, Cláudio C. C. Santos, Vandira M. S. Pinheiro, Renato S. Bravo, Maurício H. L. Morelhi, "Vulvar Myiasis During Pregnancy", Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol. 10, Article ID 695695, 6 pages, 2002.

Vulvar Myiasis During Pregnancy

Received01 Jun 2001
Accepted03 May 2002


Myiasis is a parasitic infestation caused by the larvae of several fly species. Diagnosis and treatment are simple. The location of this infestation at the vulvar area is, however, an extremely rare occurrence. The authors present two cases of vulvar myiasis affecting pregnantwomen. The first case is a 19-year-old pregnant girl with vulvar myiasis and concomitant syphilis, vaginal trichomoniasis and genital candidiasis. The patient was also HIV-positive. The second case is a 17-year-old pregnant girl with vulvar myiasis associated with extensive vulvar condyloma acuminatum lesions.

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