A sebaceous cyst with a difference: Dermatobia hominis
- 1Departments of Pathology and Surgery, St Mary’s Hospital, London W2 1NY, UK
- 2Department of Surgery, St Mary’s Hospital
- Correspondence to: Dr R D Goldin, Department of Histopathology, St Mary’s Hospital, London, W2 1NY, UK;
- Accepted 9 May 2002
Dermatobia hominis causes furuncular myiasis and is endemic to South America. This report describes a case in a young woman who had recently visited Belize, highlighting the importance of clinical history (including travel history) and close liaison between pathologist and surgeon.