Asian Journal of Case Reports in Surgery,
Introduction: Myiasis is the infestation of dipterous larva (maggots) in humans and other vertebrate animals. Presence of maggots in other body parts is common, but on covered parts like external genitalia is very rare . We here by describe a case of young unmarried female who presented with multiple sinuses over external genitalia along with maggots coming out of it.
Patient Information: An 18 year old female presented to us in emergency with complaints of maggots from external genitalia since 3 days.
Therapeutic Intervention: Patient was given injectable antibiotics and daily dressing was done with turpentine oil. Patient was discharged on day 4 with personal hygiene explained.
Conclusion: In this modern era maggots infestation in external genitalia is rarely seen but in this case it is likely due to unhygienic practice of cloth usage during menstruation instead of sanitary napkins.