Revista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Publica
Print ISSN 1726-4634
Three cases of ocular myiasis (two adults and one child)from farming areas in Huaura province,Lima,are presented. They came to the Huacho Regional Hospital with red eye,photophobia,palpebral edema and foreign body sensation in their eyes.Fly larvae were recovered from the internal canthus.They were sent to the Instituto Nacional de Salud and they were identified as Oestrus ovis .
Keywords: Myiasis; Oestrus ovis; Peru.
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