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Nasal myiasis: a case report.

Nasal myiasis is a rare condition, with only a few reported cases and no treatment consensus. We propose a conservative treatment approach with saline irrigation and debridement. Two patients in thelCU of Norfolk General Hospital, a tertiary academic referral center, presented simultaneously with nasal myiasis. Both patients were negative for necrotic masses or tumors, and neither patient had any contributory medical comorbidities. Both patients were treated conservatively with a single dose of pyrantel pamoate, daily sinus irrigation with saline, and daily bedside endoscopic debridement. After 2 days, the nasal myiasis resolved, and both patients recovered without....

Zrria L. White, MD; Michael W. Chu, MD; Richard J. Hood, MD

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Author:White, Zrria L.; Chu, Michael W.; Hood, Richard J.
Publication:Ear, Nose and Throat Journal
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Jul 1, 2015
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