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Volume 17, Number 12—December 2011

Cutaneous Myiasis in Traveler Returning from Ethiopia

Paul Hannam, Krishna Khairnar, James Downey, Jeff Powis, Filip Ralevski, and Dylan Pillai1Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Toronto East General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (P. Hannam, J. Downey, J. Powis); Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion, Toronto (K. Khairnar, F. Ralevski, D.R. Pillai); University of Toronto, Toronto (D.R. Pillai)

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Video. Ultrasonographic image of a lesion on the upper arm of a 26-year-old woman who returned to Canada from Ethiopia, showing an area of spontaneous movement just below the skin, suggestive of cutaneous myiasis.

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1Current affiliation: Calgary Laboratory Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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