Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 11

Management of Palatal Perforation Secondary to Nasal Myiasis

Suhas SS and Priya Badkar*

Senior Resident, Department of ENT, Mysore Medical College and Research Institute, Mysore, Karnataka, India

*Corresponding Author: Priya Badkar, Senior Resident, Department of ENT, Mysore Medical College and Research Institute, Mysore, Karnataka, India.

Received: May 31, 2023; Published: October 27, 2023


Atrophic rhinitis predisposes to nasal myiasis. larval form of chrysomia causes the destruction of surrounding soft tissue and bony structure. Here we report one such case where a middle aged female patient presented with bilateral nasal obstruction, anosmia and recurrent epistaxis. Thorugh examination showed erosion of palate by the localized destruction by maggots. Management included manual removal of maggots with surgical debridement, modified youngs operation and use of palatal obturator. Recovery of the patient shows the effectiveness of combined modality of management and the needless of surgical repair of palatal perforation.

 Keywords: Palatal Perforation; Nasal Myiasis; Obturator


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Citation: Suhas SS and Priya Badkar. “Management of Palatal Perforation Secondary to Nasal Myiasis".Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 5.11 (2023): 16-18.


Copyright: © 2023 Suhas SS and Priya Badkar. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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