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Year : 1990  |  Volume : 38  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 187-188

Orbital myiasis-A case report

Dept. of Ophthalmology Medical College, Amritsar, India

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D C Agarwal
Dept. of Ophthalmology Medical College, Amritsar
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A case of basal cell carcinoma presenting in an unusual manner as orbital myiasis is reported. Orbit was full of maggots. Histopathology examination from the margin of the ulcerative area confirmed the diagnosis of basal cell carcinoma, which was infested secondarily with larvae of flies. Turpentine oil packs were used to remove the maggots.

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