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Cutaneous myiasis of the eyelid masquerading as periorbital cellulitis
  1. D J Williams1,
  2. S Wharton2,
  3. A Ravandi2,
  4. M Achong2
  1. 1Division of Emergency Medicine
  2. 2Department of Internal Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  1. Correspondence to:
 David Josh Williams
 Division of Emergency Medicine, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Room 2Q15B, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 3Z5; josh_1954{at}

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