Doctors remove 50 maggots from man’s nose

November 24, 2014 8:35 PM

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Doctors remove 50 maggots from man’s nose

Surgeons prevented 50 maggots from burrowing into an Indian man’s face by extricating the flesh-eating creatures from deep inside his sinuses, The Independent reported.

Doctors believe that nasal myasis— when larvae or flies infest the nose and sinuses —occurred when a fly laid its eggs in or around the man’s nose, which then hatched into maggots.

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