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Granulomatous Disease of the Nose

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Maggots in the nose are best treated by: [AIIMS Nov 2013]



A Chloroform diluted with water

B Liquid paraffin

C Systemic antibiotics

D Lignocaine spray

Ans. A Chloroform diluted with water Ref. Dhingra 5th/ed p 178, 6th/ed p 162

Chloroform water or vapor must be instilled in order to anesthetize or kill the maggots and so release their grip from the skin.

a. Maggots are larval forms of flies, particularly of the genus chrysomyia.?

b. Patient may present as a simple case of epistaxls.?

c. Maggots cause extensive destruction of nose, sinuses, soft tissues to face, palate or around the nose.?

d. Death may occur from rneninqitis.?

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