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Title Neonatal Myiasis: A Case Report and a Role of the Internet
Author(s) T. H. H. G. Koh
Source Journal of Perinatology, Vol. 19, No. 7, Pages 528-529
Publication Date Oct./Nov. 1999
Abstract Maggot infestation (myiasis) can occur in the newborn baby. However, neonatal myiasis is rare, and there is no published literature on this subject. Rapid useful information on such an esoteric clinical case can be obtained by searching the Internet. Effective medical management includes complete removal of the maggots and offering reassurance to the distraught parents.


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