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ATHARI A, FALLAH T. DENTAL CAVITY MYIASIS DUE TO WOHLFAHRTIA MAGNIFICA. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 1993; 7 (3) :209-210
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1434-en.html

From the Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Islamic Republic of Iran.
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A 79 year old fanner referred to a dental clinic because of toothache for one week. After extraction of a painful tooth, three larvae, 1.5 cm in length emerged from the dental cavity. Morphological study of the larvae proved them as W. magnifica. This is the first report of dental cavity myiasis from Iran.
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Microbiology and Anatomy