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Variji Z. Myiasis on diabetic foot ulcer. jdc. 2018; 9 (1) :76-79
URL: http://jdc.tums.ac.ir/article-1-5306-en.html
Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , Baran.variji@yahoo.com
Abstract:   (1332 Views)
Introduction: Foot ulcers which can result in physical and psychological casualties are commonly observed in diabetes mellitus. On time diagnosis and appropriate management can prevent undesirable events. We report a patient with diabetic ulcer and myiasis.

Case Report: A 70 year old man came to our wound clinic with bilateral plantar ulcers. Many larvae were seen in gangrenous tissue of the ulcer.

Conclusion: Prompt care and considering all factors effective in wound progression leads to prevention of disabilities in diabetic patients.
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/06/18 | Accepted: 2018/06/18 | Published: 2018/06/18

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