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AbstractMyiasis is due to the opportunistic dipterous larvae feeding on viable or necrotic tissues of the host occurring throughout the world. We report a case of oral myiasis in an immune-compromised patient suffering from nonHodgkin lymphoma. We would like to emphasize that such ectoparasitic infections may happen in immuno- compromised patients and oral hygiene should be evaluated in all of these patients.
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