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Dermoscopy is used primarily as an important tool for the differential diagnosis of pigmented lesions. Its usefulness in the diagnosis and monitoring of some parasitic diseases such as scabies, tungiasis, and pediculosis has also been described.1-3 We would like to report the contribution of dermoscopy for the diagnosis of furuncular myiasis, a very common infestation by Dermatobia hominis in Central and South America and not infrequently present in travelers returning from endemic areas.4
Bakos RM, Bakos L. Dermoscopic Diagnosis of Furuncular Myiasis. Arch Dermatol. 2007;143(1):115–126. doi:10.1001/archderm.143.1.123
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