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E-IJD CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 62  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 440

Dermatoscopy in diagnosis of cutaneous myiasis arising in pemphigus vulgaris lesions


1 Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
2 Department of Parasitology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

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Sanjeev Handa
Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh - 160 012
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DOI: 10.4103/ijd.IJD_354_16

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Myiasis, infestation of live human and vertebrate animals by larvae, can complicate ulcers and open wounds. Although myiasis occurs in neglected erosions of pemphigus, such a complication is not documented in the literature. Herein, we report a case of myiasis complicating pemphigus vulgaris and describe its dermatoscopic features.


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